# How do you solve 3(x + 1) = -2(x - 1) + 6?

Jun 22, 2016

$\textcolor{b l u e}{x = 1}$

#### Explanation:

L.S.$= 3 \left(x + 1\right) = 3 x + 3$

R.S.$= - 2 \left(x - 1\right) + 6 = - 2 x + 2 + 6 = - 2 x + 8$

L.S.$=$R.S.
$3 x + 3 = - 2 x + 8$
$5 x = 5$
$x = 1$