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3-84.

Solve for x. Use any method. Check your solutions by testing them in the original equation. Homework Help ✎

  • x − 3 = 5 or x − 3 = −5
    x = 8 or x = −2

  • Divide by 5, then solve.

  • x = ±7

  • Use the same method as part (a).

  • x = 1 or −3

  • Can an absolute value equal a negative number?