How do you solve # |x| > 12#?

1 Answer
Apr 10, 2018

Answer:

#x>12 or x<-12#

Explanation:

This equation requires an understanding of absolute value. This is how to solve this equation:

#|x|>12#

Case 1: #x>12#

Case 2: #-x>12#

Now don't be fooled, when you divide both sides of an inequalities by a negative number, you have to flip the sign, so:

#x<-12# is the second answer

Answers are: #x>12 or x<-12#