## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

We first simplify: $$-3 \mid d-5 \mid = -6 \\ \mid d-5 \mid = 2$$ Because it is an absolute value, we set the expression within the absolute value bars equal to and -2: $$d-5 = 2 \\ d=7$$ $$d-5 = -2 \\ d=3$$