# How do you solve 2abs(5x+3)=16?

Aug 1, 2015

Solve: 2|5x + 3| = 16

Ans: x = 1, $x = - \frac{11}{5}$

#### Explanation:

Solve: |2x + 3| = 8
Separate solving in 2 cases:

a. (5x + 3) = 8 --> 5x = 5 --> $x = 1$

b. -(5x + 3) = 8 --> -5x - 3 = 8 --> -5x = 11 --> $x = - \frac{11}{5}$