# The absolute value of the quantity of 5 plus a number equals 10. Which of the following options is the correct solution set for the above equation?

{-15, 5}

Explanation

The absolute value of 5 plus a number equals 10 should be written as |5 + x| = 10. Absolute value means the distance of a number from zero, so whenever you solve for the number inside absolute value bars, you must consider both the positive and negative values.