# SOLUTION: abs(x-2)+ 4 = 2x I tried but I keep getting different things and then I got a negative but I know that isn't right because I have answer choices and there no negatives so please

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 Click here to see ALL problems on absolute-value Question 595979: abs(x-2)+ 4 = 2x I tried but I keep getting different things and then I got a negative but I know that isn't right because I have answer choices and there no negatives so please help. I don't get the x on the 2 at all and I have no idea how to solve this.Found 2 solutions by jim_thompson5910, scott8148:Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! or or or or or or or or So the only solution is really Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!subtracting 4 ___ abs(x - 2) = 2x - 4 removing abs ___ x - 2 = 2x - 4 ___ AND ___ x - 2 = -(2x - 4) x - 2 = 2x - 4 ___ 2 = x x - 2 = -(2x - 4) ___ x - 2 = 4 - 2x ___ 3x = 6 ___ x = 2