# How do you solve 3x + 32- 32= 200- 32?

Mar 12, 2018

$x = 56$

#### Explanation:

Collect the like terms on both sides

$3 x = 168$

Divide both sides by $3$ to isolate $x$

$x = 56$

Mar 12, 2018

$x = 56$

#### Explanation:

$3 x {\underbrace{+ 32 - 32}}_{0}$

color(white)("XXXXXXX")=underbrace(200-32)_(color(white)("xxx")168)

$\Rightarrow 3 x = 168$

$\Rightarrow x = 56$