# How do you solve 3( p + 1) = 4p + 8?

May 1, 2018

$p = - 5$

#### Explanation:

$3 \left(p + 1\right) = 4 p + 8$

$3 p + 3 = 4 p + 8$ (Expanded the brackets )

$3 - 8 = 4 p - 3 p$ (rearranging the equation so that i have my p's on one side )

$p = - 5$