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Topic: absolute value and distributive property?
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From: VA
Registered: 8/25/06
absolute value and distributive property?
Posted: Aug 27, 2009 12:47 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply I need help understanding the distributive property when it comes to absolute value and inequalities.

-2 abs(3x-4) < 16


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.

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