# How do you solve #7|x+2|=49#?

##### 1 Answer

Isolate the absolute value term and then solve for + and - of what it is equal to. See Explanation for full detailed process.

#### Explanation:

First step is to isolate the absolute value term by dividing each side of the equation by

Because the absolute value function transforms a negative or positive term into a positive term we must solve for the term in the absolute value function for both its positive and negative equivalent.

Solution 1)

Solution 2)