Hi erikvm,
While you can "move" the inequality to the other side of the equation, any signs "inside" the inequality must stay the SAME.
In this question, we have...
22 - |Y + 14| = 20
We are subtracting the second 'term' from the first 'term' to get the third 'term.'
A simpler example would be:
A - B = C
Moving the second term to the other side gives us....
A = C + B
In this question, it gives us...
22 = 20 + |Y + 14|
You can then subtract 20 from both sides...
2 = |Y + 14|
And solve just as we did in the prior post.
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