# How do you solve #abs(x-1/3)-2=1?#?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 22, 2018

#### Explanation:

As

hence either

or

Graphically this solution can be plotted as the intersection points of the functions on the LHS and the RHS as shown below :-

Apr 22, 2018

#### Explanation:

Any algebraic problem with absolute values you always have to isolate the absolute value on one side of the equation.

In this case:

remember that for absolute values you will have 2 answers because both positive and negative values have a positive absolute value:

Solve for x:

Graphically this solution can be plotted as the intersection points of the functions on the LHS and the RHS as shown below :-