# How do you solve |5x-6|=3?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

Because this problem contains the absolute value function we need to give it special attention.

The absolute value function transforms a negative or a positive number into a positive number.

Therefore, we need to solve the term inside the absolute value for both the positive and negative value it is equated to, in this case +3 and -3.

Solution 1)

Solution 2)

#### Explanation:

Given:

So in effect we have:

So everything inside the | | must end up as positive or negative 3.

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Add 6 to both sides

Divide both sides by 5

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Add 6 to both sides

Divide both sides by 5

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