### Home > CC4 > Chapter 10 > Lesson 10.2.2 > Problem 10-96

10-96.

Solve the equations, if possible. Be sure to find all possible solutions. Explain or justify your steps for part (a). Homework Help ✎

9(

*x*− 4) = 81= 2 2

= −4

Divide both sides by 9 **or** distribute 9 into the (*x* −4) factor.

The absolute value of what two numbers equals 2?

Subtract 5 from both sides.

Can the absolute value of a number be negative?