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

1 Answer
Apr 5, 2018

Answer:

see a solution process below;

Explanation:

#4(x - 1) - (x + 6) = 2#

removing the brackets;

#4x - 4- x - 6 = 2#

collect like terms;

#4x - x - 4 - 6 = 2#

simplifying;

#3x - 10 = 2#

add #10# to both sides;

#3x - 10 + 10 = 2 + 10#

#3x = 12#

dividing by the coefficient of #x#

#x = 12/3#

#x = 4#