## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

$x=14 \text{ OR } x=-14$
Since for any $a\gt0$, $|x|=a$ implies $x=a$ OR $x=-a$, then the solutions to the given equation, $|x|=14 ,$ are \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x=14 \text{ OR } x=-14 .\end{array}