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5-53.

What values of will make the following equations true?

oror

Add

to both sides.

This problem should look familiar now.

Can the absolute value of anything ever equal a negative number?

Take the square root of both sides. You should now have two equations,

and

This looks a lot like part (a).

Add

to both sides. Now follow the same steps as in part (d).

Can you square any real number and get a negative result?