# How do you solve 2(x + 1) + 4 = 8?

Feb 15, 2016

$x = 1$

#### Explanation:

$2 \left(x + 1\right) + 4 = 8$

$2 \times \left(x\right) + 2 \times \left(1\right) + 4 = 8$

$2 x + 2 + 4 = 8$

$2 x + 6 = 8$

$2 x = 8 - 6$

$2 x = 2$

$x = \frac{2}{2}$

$x = 1$