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What is the solution set for 4+ {X - 1} =11?

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Hi
 
Solve this using normal algebra rules.
 
4+ | x-1 | = 11
 
| x-1 | = 11-4        subtract 4 from both sides 
 
| x-1 | = 7
 
(x-1) = + 7         remove the absolute value signs by taking + and - of the right hand side
 
x-1=7      and     x-1=-7
 
x=8         and      x=-6
 
2 values that solve this problem   x = 8 , -6