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nycmathguy

- Homework Statement
- Simplify an expression containing absolute values.

- Relevant Equations
- n/a

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I don't understand the solution given by David Cohen. I am sure this is a shortcut explanation. I don't like shortcut explanations.

1. What in the problem indicates that x > 1?

2. What in the problem indicates that x < 2?

I don't understand the solution given by David Cohen. I am sure this is a shortcut explanation. I don't like shortcut explanations.

1. What in the problem indicates that x > 1?

2. What in the problem indicates that x < 2?