SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 135: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 135

3. Which of the following number lines represents the solution to the inequality ?

A.
B.
C.
D.
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Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

D. Solving absolute-value equations or inequalities requires solving two related problems. In this case, you need to take and create two inequalities: x + 3 < 5 and x + 3 > -5. Solving each of these inequalities gives you x < 2 and x > -8, so Graph (D) is your answer.

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