(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I need to find where these intersect:

y = |x|

3y - x = 8

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I equate them:

|x| = (1/3)x + (8/3)

|x| - (1/3)x - (8/3) = 0

|3x| - x - 8 = 0

|2x| - 8 = 0

|x| = 4

Is that right?

How do I get the other solution?

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