# Write as a Function of y |x|-y=6

Add to both sides of the equation.
Reorder and .
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.
Simplify .
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by .
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 y |x|-y=6