# How do you solve abs(6+3x)=0?

Nov 7, 2016

$x = - 2$

#### Explanation:

Because $0$ has no sign this equation can be written as:

$6 + 3 x = 0$

Solving for $x$ gives:

$6 + 3 x - 6 = 0 - 6$

$3 x = - 6$

$\frac{3 x}{3} = - \frac{6}{3}$

$x = - 2$