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Question:

|x \u2013 25| = 10
Which of the following options is the correct solution set for the above equation?

A {15, 35}
Explaination

The bars which surround the equation signify \u201Cabsolute value.\u201D When you have an absolute value, it means that the expression is always positive or zero. Thus, the equation |x \u2013 25| = 10 has two solutions: x = 15, |15 \u2013 25| = 10; and x = 35, |35 \u2013 25| = 10.