# |x-1| + |2x| + |3x+1| = 6. Help me to solve this equation please?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 5, 2017

#### Explanation:

Because this is contains absolute values we have to account for the possibility of the values in the absolute bars being both negative and positive.

removing absolute bars gives:

Collecting terms and simplifying gives:

Now we have to solve it for negative values in the absolute bars. This can be seen as

Removing absolute bars:

collecting and simplifying:

Hope this helps.