# SOLUTION: how would you solve this problem 1 = -3 + |2 - 1/4y|

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 Question 620925: how would you solve this problem 1 = -3 + |2 - 1/4y|Answer by KMST(1868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!First, I would add 3 to both sides of the equal sign to get a more convenient, equivalent equation: --> --> Then I would split the problem into two cases (two equations) and I would solve each equation, getting a total of two solutions. If , the equation is If , the equation is or (multiplying both sides of the equal sign times (-1) ), To solve , I would first subtract 2 from both sides. Then I would multiply both sides times (-4). --> --> --> --> I would solve the same way --> --> --> -->