The normal body temperature of an alien creature is 102.6ºF. The alien is considered to be in an unhealthy state if its temperature is at least 2.4ºF off from normal.

What absolute value inequality can be written to determine the range of acceptable alien body temperatures, and what is this range of temperatures?

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Absolute value inequality: $$x−≥

An alien is unhealthy if its body temperature is less than ºF or more than ºF.

Answer:|x-102.6| _>_2.4