# SOLUTION: What is 2|x| = x? The best I've done is make the 'x' at the end negative, and divide by two, which gave me x = -1/2 and x = 1/2. And it says the answers wrong...

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 Click here to see ALL problems on absolute-value Question 604175: What is 2|x| = x? The best I've done is make the 'x' at the end negative, and divide by two, which gave me x = -1/2 and x = 1/2. And it says the answers wrong...Answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hint: If 2|x| = x, then 2x = x or 2x = -x. Solve each equation for x to find your two answers.