# SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 476: Answer and Explanation

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**Question: 476**

**17.** How many solutions exist to the equation |*x*| = |2*x* – 1|?

A. 0

B. 1

C. 2

D. 3

E. 4

**Correct Answer:** C

**Explanation:**

**C** If |*x*| = |2*x* – 1| this means that either *x* = 2*x* – 1 or –*x* = 2*x* – 1. The solutions to these equations are 1 and , respectively. However, the only thing you need to recognize is that the equation has two different solutions to establish that the answer is C.