# How do you solve 4( 2- x ) = 3( x - 9)?

Sep 12, 2016

$4 \left(2 - x\right) = 3 \left(x - 9\right)$
$8 - 4 x = 3 x - 27$
$8 + 27 = 3 x + 4 x$
$35 = 7 x$
$\frac{35}{7} = x$
$5 = x$
Verification
$4 \left(2 - 5\right) = 3 \left(5 - 9\right)$
$4 \left(- 3\right) = 3 \left(- 4\right)$
$- 12 = - 12$