Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Remove the absolute value term. This creates a on the right side of the equation because .

Set up the positive portion of the solution.

Set up the negative portion of the solution.

The solution to the equation includes both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

To rewrite as a function of , write the equation so that is by itself on one side of the equal sign and an expression involving only is on the other side.

Write as a Function of x 3x+|y|=0