# How do you solve the absolute value equation #x+absx=28#?

##### 2 Answers

If

Answer is

To solve this equation you need to understand what

means.

The Magnitude of

If

and if

Example:

*negative*

Back to our question:

There will be *at most two* values of **two** possibilities; either

**Case 1**:

**Case 2**:

but we know that *inconclusive*

So the only value we can retain is