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EMPERATURE A thermometer is guaranteed to give a temperature no more than 1.2°F from the actual temperature. If the thermometer reads 28°F, write and solve an equation to find the maximum and minimum temperatures it could be. (Note: Answer should be   absolute equation, maximum value, minimum vale) 

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  1. 28-1.2 <= T <= 28+1.2
    or,
    |T-28| <= 1.2

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  2. So if the thermometer says 28°F it can only be 1.2°F above or below that so to find the maximum and minimum you add and subtract 1.2°F

    28°F - 1.2°F = minimum
    28°F + 1.2°F = maximum

    solve for these and have a good day!

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