# How do you solve 3x + 6 > 12?

Mar 3, 2016

x > 2

#### Explanation:

Isolate the x term on the left by subtracting 6 from each side

hence 3x + 6 - 6 > 12 - 6

3x > 6

now divide by 3

$\frac{\cancel{3} x}{\cancel{3}} > \frac{6}{3}$

thus x > 2