# How do you solve abs(2x+13)=28?

Nov 4, 2016

The solution is $x = 7.5 , - 20.5$
$2 x + 13 = 28 \implies$2x + 13 - 13 = 28 - 13 => 2x = 15 => x = 7.5#
$2 x + 13 = - 28 \implies 2 x + 13 - 13 = - 28 - 13 \implies 2 x = - 41 \implies x = - 20.5$