How do you solve #-29= - 5( 1+ 6b ) + 6( 3b - 4)#?

1 Answer
Apr 15, 2018

Answer:

#color(purple)(b = 0#

Explanation:

# #-30 b + 18 b = -29 + 5 + 24, color(indigo)(" bringing like terms together"#

#-12 b = 0 " or " b = 0#
-5(1 + 6b) + 6 (3b - 4) = -29#

https://www.mathematics-monster.com/lessons/order_of_operations.html

Order of operations as above.

#-5 - 30 b + 18 b - 24 = -29, color(crimson)(" removing brackets"#