Posted by **Miley** on Friday, December 27, 2013 at 9:31am.

How many solutions does the equation |2x − 2| = x have?

Would it be 1

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**Reiny**, Friday, December 27, 2013 at 10:44am
Usually an inequality equation has two solutions ...

|2x-2| = x

2x-2 = x or -2x + 2 = x , where x ≥ 0

x = 2 or -3x = -2

x = 2 or x = 2/3

both answers check out, so there are two solutions.

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**Damon**, Friday, December 27, 2013 at 10:44am
(2x-2) = x

x = 2

-(2x-2) = x

-2x + 2 = x

3 x = 2

x = 2/3

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