# How do you solve -3x + 5 + 6(x + 1) = -2x + 3?

##### 1 Answer
Dec 15, 2015

color(blue)(x=-8/5

#### Explanation:

$- 3 x + 5 + 6 \cdot \left(x + 1\right) = - 2 x + 3$

$- 3 x + 5 + 6 x + 6 = - 2 x + 3$

$- 3 x + 6 x = - 2 x + 3 - 6 - 5$

$3 x = - 2 x - 3 - 5$

$3 x + 2 x = - 3 - 5$

$5 x = - 8$

color(blue)(x=-8/5