# How do you solve 2(x-1)+3=x-3(x+1) ?

$2 x - 2 + 3 = x - 3 x - 3 \to 2 x + 1 = - 2 x - 3 \to 4 x = - 4$
$x = - 1$
Distribute 2 into $\left(x - 1\right)$ and -3 into $\left(x + 1\right)$ then simplify and combine like terms. Finally solve for x.