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Question

The sum of solutions of |x - 3| = 88 is?

A

6.

B

8.

C

4.

D

10.

Soln.
Ans: a

x - 3 = +88, so x = 88 + 3 = 91 is one solution, and we can also have x - 3 = -88, which gives x = 3 - 88 = -85. The sum is 91 + (-85) = 6.


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