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Inequalities of modulus!

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Homework Statement


|x+2/x+1|less than or equal to |x-3|
how do i solve this??
I couldn't find any way!
My lecturer did give me a hint saying that there are four combinations of + and -ve signs.

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HallsofIvy
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With complicated inequalities it is usually best to solve the corresponding equation first. For what values of x is |(x+2)/(x+1)|= |x- 3|. For what values of x is that left side not defined? Those points separate ">" from "< ".
 

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