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Asked Dec 18, 2019
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a. Write an expression for the distance between t and 5 on the number line.

b.Simplify the expression from part (a) for t<5.

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Note that distance should not be negative. The expresssion for the distance between t and 5 on the number line can be given as [t – 5 ift lies right side of 5. d(t) =- | 5 -t otherwise here d(t) denotes the distance between t and 5 .

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