Re: Help with this!!!! please

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg4241] Re: [mg4139] Help with this!!!! please*From*: leszek (Leszek Sczaniecki)*Date*: Sun, 23 Jun 1996 03:06:07 -0400*Organization*: Wolfram Research, Inc.*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> > On Fri, 7 Jun 1996, Erick Houli Katz wrote: > > > How can I solve this exercise??? > > > > |1-2X|+|3X+1|=2 > > > > Thanks for any help. > > > > Erick. > > > > P.S.: Please don't forget to give me all the theory you use to solve it. > > Thanks again. > > > > > > > > I suggest to use this simple trick. In[1]:= Solve[Sqrt[(1-2 x)^2] + Sqrt[(3 x + 1)^2] == 2, x] 2 Out[1]= {{x -> -(-)}, {x -> 0}} 5 -Leszekk ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====