# Math

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How do I solve this absolute value inequality? Should I add two to both sides first?
| -3n | - 2 = 4

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Not inequality I meant equation.

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since |x| =
x if x>=0
-x if x<0

so, either

-3n >= 0 and
(-3n) = 6 so n = -2

or

-3n < 0 and
-(-3n) = 6 so n=2

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