## Algebra 1

$-3.2|t|=-17.28\longrightarrow$ divide each side by -3.2 $-3.2|t|\div-3.2=-17.28\div-3.2\longrightarrow$ divide $|t|=5.4$ By the definition of absolute value, t=5.4 or t=-5.4, so the positive solution is 5.4.