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The table shows the solution to the equation |2x − 5| − 2 = 3: Step 1 |2x − 5| = 3 + 2 Step 2 |2x − 5| = 5 Which is the first incorrect step? Step 3 2x − 5 = 5 or 2x − 5 = −5 Step 4 2x = 10 or 2x = 0 Step 5 x = 5 or x = 0

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MickieGelormino111

|2x - 5|  - 2 = 3    |add 2 to both sides |2x - 5| = 5 2x - 5 = 5 or 2x - 5 = -5    |add 5 to both sides 2x = 10 or 2x = 0    |divide both sides by 2 x = 5 or x = 0 All steps are correct.

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