Solve absolute value equation

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4|y - 3| - 23=-3

May 26th, 2015

First we need to simplify.

4|y - 3| - 23 = -3

Add 23 to both sides. 4|y - 3| = 20

Divide by 4. |y - 3| = 5

Now break the absolute value down into 2 equations.

y - 3 = 5   and   y - 3 = -5

y = 8   and   y = -2

May 26th, 2015

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