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|x-4| + |x| = 8 what is the sum of the possible value(s) of x?

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This shows how to work with absolute value to find possible values of a variable.

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In absolute value problems first we have to find the roots of the absolute values, then when the absolute value is negative it is taken out by multiplying by (-1) and when it is positive there is no change.

So here in the problem we have ...

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