# How do you solve #abs(c-3)=1#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 1, 2016

c = 4 or c = 2

#### Explanation:

To 'clear' the absolute value bars, we must express the equation in its 2 possible cases , one for each sign.

#color(red)(c-3=1)" or "color(blue)(-(c-3)=1)#

#rArrcolor(red)(c=1+3=4)" or"color(blue)(-c+3=1)"thus "color(blue)(c=3-1=2)#