# What is the solution set of #-abs(-x)=-12#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 17, 2016

#### Explanation:

First, we must isolate the absolute value term while keeping the equation balanced:

Now, because the absolute value function takes a positive or a negative number and transforms it to a positive number. we must solve the term within the absolute value for both the positive and negative of the term on the other side of the equation:

Solution 1)

Solution 2)