Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Remove the absolute value term. This creates a on the right side of the equation because .

Set up the positive portion of the solution.

Set up the negative portion of the solution.

The solution to the equation includes both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

Solve for z (|z|)/5=3