# How do you solve #|x + 13| = 2x + 1#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 10, 2017

Socratic graph is pointer to the solution x = 12/

#### Explanation:

graph{|x+13|-2x-1 [11.5, 12.5, -.5, .5]}

The graph for the function reveals x = 12 as the solution.

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