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 Question 54181: I have been unable to find any examples of how to solve this type of problem. How do you solve an the absolute value of and expression w/a variable divided by a number equal a fractionAnswer by funmath(2925)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let me show you an example: First isolate the absolute value. Then make two equations x-1=8/3 and x-1=-8/3 and solve both for x: Happy Calculating!!!