How do you simplify #(6x + 3) - 5x#?

2 Answers
Nov 30, 2017

Answer:

#(6x+3)-5x=color(blue)(x-3#

Refer to the explanation for the process.

Explanation:

Simplify:

#(6x+3)-5x#

Remove the parentheses.

#6x+3-5x#

Gather like terms.

#(6x-5x)+3#

Simplify.

#x+3#

Nov 30, 2017

Answer:

x = -3

Explanation:

Given:

#(6x + 3) - 5x = 0#

Subtract the like terms;

#6x - 5x +3 = 0 #
#x + 3 = 0#
# color(red)(x = -3)#