Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7:28pm.

Solve equation

|x+3|=|2-x|

Not sure which way to go to solve.

Thanks

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 8:57pm
it will break down to 2 cases:

x+3 = 2-x OR x+3 = -2+x

2x = -1

x = -1/2

or

x+3 = -2+x

5 = 0 , not very likely, so no solution from that part

x = -1/2

check:

LS = |-1/2 + 3|

= |2.5| = 2.5

RS =|2 - (-1/2) |

= |2.5| = 2.5 = LS

my answer is correct

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