#### Answer

$x=12 \text{ OR } x=-12$

#### Work Step by Step

Since for any $a\gt0$, $|x|=a$ implies $x=a$ OR $x=-a$, then the solutions to the given equation, $
|x|=12
,$ are
\begin{array}{l}\require{cancel}
x=12 \text{ OR } x=-12
.\end{array}

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

$x=12 \text{ OR } x=-12$

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