## Precalculus (6th Edition)

$x=-\displaystyle \frac{2}{3}$
Apply absolute rule: $\quad$ If $|u|\leq 0$ then $u=0$ $3x+2=0\qquad$...Subtract 2 from both sides.Simplify $3x=-2\qquad$...Divide both sides by 3 $x=\displaystyle \frac{-2}{3}$