# How do you solve the equation #abs(x+a)=b#?

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Aug 24, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Assuming solving the equation for

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

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**The Solutions Are:**

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