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    Question Basic Arithmetic, Basic Algebra, Basic Equations

    Another equation I need help in and please include the method is: I4-3xI is less than or equal to 17. the I's are to represent absolute value.
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    Re: Basic Arithmetic, Basic Algebra, Basic Equations

    |x| \leq a \Leftrightarrow  -a \leq x \leq a, for any positive number a

    That should help.
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    Re: Basic Arithmetic, Basic Algebra, Basic Equations

    Alice this inequality involves modulus..(Abs. Value)
    your inequality is equivalent to two inequalities.......

    4-3x<17 and -17<4-3x

    solve them they are easy
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