# How do you solve #abs(2-x)>abs(x+1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 6, 2015

To solve this problem I started by substituting positive and negative numbers into the expression to get a sense of the answer. It is pretty clear most positive numbers would make the sentence false:

Also it is clear negative numbers will make the statement true since

To solve the inequality:

This answer makes sense (one last check):