# How do you solve abs(-6m)=30?

Aug 16, 2016

$m = \pm 5$

#### Explanation:

The given equation, of the form $| f \left(m\right) | = a$ is equivalent to:

$f \left(m\right) = \pm a$

so you can solve:

$- 6 m = \pm 30$

that is

$m = \pm 5$