# SOLUTION: Solve each absolute value equation b.|3x-7|=16

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 Question 174182This question is from textbook algebra 1 : Solve each absolute value equation b.|3x-7|=16This question is from textbook algebra 1 Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation Break up the absolute value (remember, if you have , then or ) or Set the expression equal to the original value 16 and it's opposite -16 Now lets focus on the first equation Add 7 to both sides Combine like terms on the right side Divide both sides by 3 to isolate x Divide Now lets focus on the second equation Add 7 to both sides Combine like terms on the right side Divide both sides by 3 to isolate x Reduce So the solutions are: or