Solve for x: |2x + 6| - 4 = 20
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User: Solve for x: |2x + 6| - 4 = 20

Weegy: 2x + 6 = 3

2x = 3 - 6

2x = -3

x = -3/2

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|2x + 6| - 4 = 20;
(2x + 6) - 4 = 20;
2x + 2 = 20;
2x = 20 - 2;
2x = 18;
x = 18/2;
x = 9;
-(2x - 6) - 4 = 20;
-2x - 10 = 20;
-2x = 20 + 10;
-2x = 30;
x = 30/-2;
x = -15;
The solution set for |2x + 6| - 4 = 20 is x = -15 or x = 9

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