Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Skills Handbook - Absolute Value - Exercises - Page 892: 13


$x=16\text{ or }x=-16$

Work Step by Step

We start with the given equation: $|x|=16$ We must determine all values $x$ that are $16$ units aways from $0$ on a number line. We find that both $16$ and $-16$ satisfy this condition. Therefore, $x=16\text{ or }x=-16$.
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