# How do you solve #3(x - 4)=3x - 12#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 19, 2017

#### Explanation:

Right from the beginning you might notice there is something strange about this equation.

Multiply out the bracket:

Solve as usual:

While this is a correct statement, there is no

This answer tells us that the equation is a special type of equation called an identity which will be true for any value of