# How do you solve 4(2x - 1) - 3 = 9(x - 4)?

Sep 9, 2015

color(blue)(x=29

#### Explanation:

4(2x−1)−3=9(x−4)

4 * 2x + 4 * (−1) −3=9 * (x) + 9 * (−4)

8x -4 −3= 9x -36

$8 x - 7 = 9 x - 36$

$- 7 + 36 = 9 x - 8 x$

$- 7 + 36 = 9 x - 8 x$

$29 = x$
color(blue)(x=29