# How do you solve #abs(x-1.8)=3.2#?

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Since the absolute value function takes any term and converts it to a non-negative form, we have to solve the term for both its positive and negative equivalent within the absolute value function.

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To solve abs(x - 1.8) = 3.2:

- Set up two equations: x - 1.8 = 3.2 and x - 1.8 = -3.2.
- Solve each equation separately:
- For x - 1.8 = 3.2: Add 1.8 to both sides to isolate x.
- For x - 1.8 = -3.2: Add 1.8 to both sides to isolate x.

- The solutions are x = 5 and x = -1.4.

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