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Directions: Solve the following equations. CHECK your answers using substitution or the graphing calculator.
 1 Solve: | x + 3 | = 9

 2 Solve: | 2b - 4 | = 2b - 4
 3 Solve: | 3x - 1 | + 5 = 3

 4 Solve: 5 | c - 2 | = 30
 5 Solve: | x - 2 | = 2x - 3

 6 Solve: | 2a + 1 | = a + 5
 7 Solve: | 6x + 4 | = 8x + 10

 8 Solve: | 12 - 6x | = 42
 9 The recommended temperature for serving hot cream soups is 195ยบ F. plus or minus 5 degrees. Write and solve an absolute value equation representing the maximum and minimum serving temperatures for hot cream soup.
 10 The specifications for the manufacture of a ball bearing requires a diameter of 3.52 cm with an allowable margin of error of at most 0.05 cm. Write and solve an absolute value equation representing the maximum and minimum allowable diameter.

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