# How do you solve |x | = 6?

Mar 17, 2016

#### Answer:

$\pm 6$

#### Explanation:

$| x | \ge 0 , I f x > 0 , | x | = x \mathmr{and} \mathmr{if} x < 0 , | x | = - x$.
$| x | = 6$ can be written as two equations x = 6 and x =$- -$6.