# Math Help - absolute value equation

1. ## absolute value equation

I need help solving

13-|x+7|=4

and it needs 2 points for the answer..help!

2. $13-|x+7|=4\Leftrightarrow |x+7|=9$
Then, $x+7=9$ or $x+7=-9$
Now, solve both equations and find x.