# How do you solve #abs(3-x )= 6#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 5, 2016

In absolute value equations, there are two scenarios that you must consider and therefore there will be two solutions

#### Explanation:

Scenario 1: The absolute value is positive:

Scenario 2: The absolute value is negative:

#-3 + x = 6

Always check your solutions in the original equation. Both solutions work, so the solution set is

Hopefully this helps.