# How do you solve #\frac { | r + 5| } { 2} = 3#?

##### 1 Answer

The solutions for

Here's how I did it:

#### Explanation:

First, multiply both sides by

Since we have the absolute value by itself, we set the quantity inside the absolute value equal to the **positive** and **negative** quantity on the other side of the equation:

Let's look at

Subtract

Now let's look at

Subtract

Now that we found the values of

Yes,

Now let's check

Yes,

So the solutions for

Hope this helps!