Absolute Value Possibilities for Variables
|x-4| + |x| = 8 what is the sum of the possible value(s) of x?© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/math/algebra/absolute-value-possibilities-for-variables-1qd
...o absolute values, and their roots are, i.e. the values that make them 0 are x=0 and x=4. So there are three regions (-infinity, 0), (0,4), (4,+infinity).
For (-infinity , 4) both absolute values will be negative so to take out we have to ...