Solve for x |x|=-5

Math
|x|=-5
Remove the absolute value term. This creates a ± on the right side of the equation because |x|=±x.
x=±(-5)
Set up the positive portion of the ± solution.
x=-5
Set up the negative portion of the ± solution.
x=5
The solution to the equation includes both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
x=-5,5
Exclude the solutions that do not make |x|=-5 true.
No solution
Solve for x |x|=-5

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