John B.

asked • 12/20/17

graph the solution set of the compound inequality: |x+1|<4 or |x+1|>=6

 Please graph on a number line.

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James C. answered • 12/20/17

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Andrew M.

Please note that had your compound inequality used AND instead of OR,
the solution would have been the empty set.  There are no numbers that
fit both inequalities.
 
Since it said OR instead of AND then as long as a number fits either criteria
then it works.
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