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Absolute Value Expressed as Word Problems

1. x is less than 7 units from 9

3. y is within 5 units of -2

4. s is non-positive and not less than -19

5. Find the distance between the numbers -1.387 and 2/9

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1. x is less than 7 units from 9
|x-9|<7
This implies that -7<x-9<7, then ...

Solution Summary

Absolute value word problems are solved.

$2.19