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10-96.
  1. Solve the equations, if possible. Be sure to find all possible solutions. Explain or justify your steps for part (a). Homework Help ✎

    1. 9(x − 4) = 81

    2. = 2

    3. 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?