How do you solve 2( 1- b ) - 1= - 3( b - 3)?

Oct 8, 2017

$b = 8$

Explanation:

Expand the parenthesis on both sides to make things easier:

$2 - 2 b - 1 = - 3 b + 9$

Move all the b's to the left and move all numerical values to the right:

$- 2 b + 3 b = 9 + 1 - 2$

Simplify:

$b = 8$