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Write and solve an absolute value inequality for this situation.

The accuracy of a certain stopwatch varies by %, meaning that the time it shows may be off as much as % from the actual time. If the stopwatch shows a time of ( minutes, seconds) for an athlete’s m run, then is the actual time and is the potential amount of error. Use this information to write your equation and determine the range of possible times that the run may actually have taken.

Convert the minutes-seconds into just seconds.

 Since  is  seconds, the inequality that represents the information is 

The range of possible times is seconds to seconds.
Which is to .