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Stephen
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From:
VA
Registered:
8/25/06


absolute value and distributive property?
Posted:
Aug 27, 2009 12:47 PM


OK...so I need help understanding the distributive property when it comes to absolute value and inequalities.
2 abs(3x4) < 16
versus
3 abs(2x+5) > 9
I've been told that there are special rules with trying to multiply into the absolute value with a negative...can someone explain this to me? I can't find much help on the internet.



