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Solve for x: 3|x - 3| + 2 = 14

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Add -2 to both sides,

3|x-3| = 12

Divide both sides by 3,

|x-3| = 4

Get rid of absolute sign,

x-3 = +/- 4

If x - 3 = 4, then x = 7

Or else if x - 3 = -4, then x = -1

Answer: x = -1, 7