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

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Simplify the right-hand-side by expanding,

Bring the 2 to the left hand side [Think of subtracting both sides by 2]. Then the equation becomes:

Solve this using the quadratic formula:

Thus,

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

**FOIL the left side of the equation.**

**Subtract #2# from both sides.**

**The equation is now in the form of a quadratic equation: #ax^2+bx+c=0#, where #a=3;# #b=9;# and #c=4#.**

**Use the quadratic formula to solve this equation.**

**Quadratic Formula**

**Two answers for #x#.**