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Solve for x: −5|x + 1| = 10 1. x=0 2. x=-3 and x=1 3.x=-1 and x=3 4.no solution

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[latex]-5|x+1|=10\\\\ Formula\ for\ absolute\ value\\\\ |a|=a,\ for\ a \geq 0\\ or\\|a|=-a,\ for\ a<0 \\\\ -5(x+1)=10\ \ \ \ \ or\ \ \ \ -5(-x-1)=10\\\\ -5x-5=10\ \ \ \ or\ \ \ \ 5x+5=10\\\\ -5x=15\ \ \ \ or\ \ \ \ 5x=5\\\\ x=-3\ \ \ or\ \ \ \ x=1[/latex]

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