# Question #97535

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

Get the absolute value by itself by subtracting

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, subtract

Now, divide each side of the equation by

The absolute value function takes any term and transforms it to its non-negative form. Therefore, we must solve the term within the absolute value function for both its negative and positive equivalent.

**Solution 1:**

**Solution 2:**

**The Solution Is:**

Have a look at https://socratic.org/help/symbols. Particularly note the hash symbols. They both open and close maths formatting.

#### Explanation:

The bits inside the | | are always interpreted so that the result is positive. That is

Given:

Note that

Treat the

Subtract 5 from both sides

Divide both sides by 7

So now we have the condition:

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The next step is to ask the question; what is happening within the 'absolute' value?

For the condition of inside the absolute we have

For the condition of

For the condition of

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