# How do you solve #2( - 6x + 9) = - 66#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

First distribute the 2 to

Then Subtract

And lastly, divide by

#### Explanation:

#-12x+18=-66#

This makes sure that both sides of the equals sign are equal. When you solve equations like this, always try to look for ways to get the

#-12x=-84#

#(-12x)/(-12) = (-84)/(-12)#

#x=7#

I hope this was helpful! :)