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# Solve. - Algebra

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Solve.

|(8 - x)/2| = 5

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#### Solution

|(8 - x)/2| = 5

=> (8 - x)/2 = +- 5

=> (8 - x)/2 = 5, or,(8 - x)/2 = -5

=> 8 - x = 10 , or , 8- x = -10

=> x = 8 - 10 ,or , x = 8 + 10

therefore x = -2 , or , x = 18

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#### APPEARS IN

Balbharati Mathematics 1 Algebra 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Real Numbers
Practice Set 2.5 | Q 2.3 | Page 33
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