# How do you solve #-3(4 + x) = 15#?

##### 1 Answer

May 12, 2016

x=-9

#### Explanation:

Multiply every 4 and x by -3

Carry over -12 to the right side of the equal sign and add it to 15 and cancel out -12 on the other side:

Divide 27 by -3 and cancel out -3 on the other side:

The answer is x=-9