# How do you solve 4(x - 1) = 2(x + 2) + 6?

Sep 9, 2015

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#### Explanation:

4(x−1)=2(x+2)+6

4 * x + 4 * (−1)=2 * (x) +2 *2 +6

$4 x - 4 = 2 x + 4 + 6$

$4 x - 2 x = 4 + 4 + 6$
$2 x = 14$

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