How do you solve #absx=9#?

1 Answer
Dec 24, 2016

Answer:

#x = 9# and #x = -9#

Explanation:

Because the absolute value function transforms both a negative and positive result into a positive result we need to solve the term inside the absolute value function for both the positive and negative result of the equation:

Solution 1)

#x = 9# No further manipulation is need to complete this solution

Solution 2)

#x = -9# No further manipulation is need to complete this solution