# How do you solve 3( c + 5) - 2= 2( c + 6) + 2?

$c = 11$
$3 c + 15 - 2 = 2 c + 12 + 2$ distribute
$3 c + 13 = 2 c + 14$ combine
$c + 13 = 24$ subtract 2c from both sides
$c = 11$ subtract 13 from both sides to isolate c