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Solve for x -9+|x/6|=-8

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
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Add to both sides of the equation.
Remove the absolute value term. This creates a on the right side of the equation because .
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
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First, use the positive value of the to find the first solution.
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify both sides of the equation.
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Simplify the left side.
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Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Simplify the right side.
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Multiply by .
Next, use the negative value of the to find the second solution.
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify both sides of the equation.
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Simplify the left side.
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Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Simplify the right side.
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Multiply by .
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.