# What is the solution set for #abs(2x – 6) – 7 = 7#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 10, 2015

With absolutes you usually end up solving two equations.

#### Explanation:

But first we simplify, as long as we don't interfere with the sign inside the brackets:

Add 7, then divide by 2:

Now we have two possibilities:

(1)

Add 3:

(2)

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