# How do you solve #4- 7x + 11x = - 2( - 3x + 1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

**1.** Use the distributive property and combine like terms

**2.** Subtract **4x** from both sides

**3.** Solve for **x**

Now that we know what **x** is, we can substitute for **x** in the original equation to check our answer

**(correct)**