# How do you solve #9(2 - 3x) - 29 = 8x + 23 - x#?

##### 2 Answers

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First rewrite the expression as:

Next, expand the term in parenthesis on the left side of the equation by multiplying each term within the parenthesis by the term outside the parenthesis:

Then, group and combine like terms on each side of the equation:

Next, add

Now, divide each side of the equation by

#### Explanation:

Ok, so there are a few steps to this problem. First we need to combine like terms. Then we will subtract the lowest term from both sides. Let me explain:

We begin with the problem

We need o get rid of the parentheses. To do this we just multiply everything in the parentheses by whats outside of them

Now we need to combine like terms

Ok, finally, we need to get

(Subtract

(Add

(Divide by

Hope this helped!

~Chandler Dowd