# How do you solve #abs(y-8)-2=5#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 9, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, add

The absolute value function takes any negative or positive term and transforms it to its positive form. Therefore, we must solve the term within the absolute value function for both its negative and positive equivalent.

Solution 1)

Solution 2)

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