How do I solve this? Been stuck on it forever!

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- Jan 11th 2009, 10:50 PMnathan02079Absolute Value Inequality Help
How do I solve this? Been stuck on it forever!

- Jan 11th 2009, 11:24 PMProve It
- Jan 11th 2009, 11:38 PMGrandadInequality
You need to be careful if you're squaring both sides of an inequality:

? I don't think so.

If , then and ???

I think instead, you'll need to look at the signs of and in the cases

and consider each one as a separate inequality. Have you tried this approach?

Grandad

- Jan 11th 2009, 11:43 PMearboth
- Jan 12th 2009, 01:27 AMo_O