# How do you solve  | 2x - 5 | + 3 = 10?

$x = - 1$ OR $x = 6$
$| 2 x - 5 | = 7$
$2 x - 5 = 7$ OR $2 x - 5 = - 7$
$2 x = 12$ OR $2 x = - 2$
$x = 6$ OR $x = - 1$