Rewrite the absolute value equation as four equations without absolute value bars.

After simplifying, there are only two unique equations to be solved.

Move all terms containing to the left side of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Simplify .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Move all terms containing to the left side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

List all of the solutions.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for y |5y-4|=|4y+5|