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21 Chapter 2: Lining Up Linear Equations To solve for the variable x in ax + b = c and ax + b = –c. , you solve both Solve the absolute value equation . First, you have to subtract 7 from each side of the equation and then divide each side by 3: Then you can apply the rule for changing the absolute value equation to two linear equations: Seeing through absolute value inequality An absolute value inequality contains an absolute value, and an inequality: <, >, ≤, or ≥. , To solve an absolute value inequality, you have to change the form from absolute value to just plain inequality.

A radical (root) adds a whole new dimension to what could’ve been a perfectly nice equation to solve. In general, you deal with radicals in equations the same way you deal with fractions in equations — you get rid of them. But watch out: extraneous answers often crop up in your work, so you have to check your answers. 40 Algebra II Essentials For Dummies Squaring both sides of the equation If you have an equation with a square root term in it, you square both sides of the equation to get rid of the radical.

To do so, you introduce the LCD into the problem. The LCD is the smallest number that all the denominators in the problem divide into evenly (such as 2, 3, and 4 all dividing the LCD 12 evenly). To solve an equation using the LCD, you find the common denominator, write each fraction with that common denominator, and then multiply each side of the equation by that same denominator to get a nice fraction-less equation. The new equation is in an easier form to solve. I’ll show you the step-by-step process with this example: Solve for x in .