# Question #08cdf

##### 1 Answer

Dec 15, 2017

#### Explanation:

**If we rearrange slightly we can make our operations easier to perform:**

*We now need to consider that the expression* *has both a positive* **and** *negative solution for*

**Consider the positive solution for #x#:**

*In this case we can disregard the absolute value sign*

**Consider the negative solution for #x#:**

*Now*: to solve for the negative solution, we must remove the absolute value signs by multiplying both sides by

Thus, our solutions are