# How do you solve 24=6(x-7)?

May 21, 2018

$x = 11$

#### Explanation:

we have
$24 = 6 \left(x - 7\right)$
expanding
$24 = 6 x - 42$
adding $42$ on both sides
$66 = 6 x$
dividing by $6$
$x = 11$