# |x-3|+|2x-8|=5. Help me to solve this problem about equation please?

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#### Explanation:

This equation can also be stated as

Arranging and squaring again

#### Explanation:

Start by adding

We know....

Either

Let's start with part

Flip the equation to fill more comfortable

We want to eliminate

We need to cancel the negative sign in front of the absolute value. To do that, we need to divide both sides by

We know either

Let's start with the first possibility.

Start by adding

Solve for the second possibility

Combine like terms

Part 2:

Flip the equation

We know either

Let's start solving the first possibility

Combine like terms

Solve the second possibility

Combine like terms

Thus,

The final answer are