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How do you solve a problem in this form? ax=b 

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1.) Set this problem as two problems. ax=b and ax=b  2.)Solve both equations for x.  3.)Set your solutions in a solution set.  


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If "a" is a positive real number and if b is any algebraic expression, then b=a is equivalent to what? 

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How do you solve a problem in this form? ax+bc=0 

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1.)Add "c" to both sides.  2.)Set the problem as two problems. ax+b=c and ax+b=c  3.)Solve both equations for x  4.)Set your solutions for x in a solution set.  


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How do you solve a problem in this form? (x^2)b=0 

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1.)Set the problem as (x^2)=b  2.)There are two solutions The squareroot of "b" and (The squareroot of "b")*(1)  3.)Set both solutions in a solution set.  


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How do you solve a problem in this form? axb=c 

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1.)Set this problem as two problems axb=c and axb=c  2.)Solve both equations for x  3.)Set your solutions in a solution set.  


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How do you solve a problem in this form? abx=xc 

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1.)Set the problem as two problems abx=xc and abx=(x+c)  2.)Solve both equations for "x"  3.)Set both solutions in a solution set.  


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How do you solve a problem of this form? (ax < b) 

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1.)Set the problem as (b < ax < b)  2.)Set the problem as two problems (b < ax) and (ax < b)  3.)Solve both inequalities for "x"  4.)Set your solutions in a solution set ordered least to greatest.  


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How do you solve a problem of this form? (axb 

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1.)Set the problem as
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How do you solve a problem of this form? abx>c 

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1.)Set the problem as two problems abx<c and abx>c  2.)Solve both inequalities for "x"  3.)Set your solutions in interval notation (infinity,lowest solution) Union (greatest solution,infinity)  


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How do you solve a problem in this form? axb=c 

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There is no solution, an absolute value equation cannot equal a negative solution. 

