# How do you solve | x - 3 | = x + 1 graphically?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 13, 2018

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

Look at the equation as two functions:

To graph

The graph of

If you graph carefully enough you can see that the only intersection point is at

Here's the graph.

graph{(y-abs(x-3))(y-x-1)=0 [-7.83, 12.17, -2.6, 7.4]}