# How do you solve 4(x + 6) = 32?

Mar 9, 2018

$x = 2$

#### Explanation:

Since both x and 6 are being multiplied by 4, we can multiply both sides by 1/4 like so;

$\frac{4 \left(x + 6\right)}{4} = \frac{32}{4}$

$x + 6 = 8$

Now we just subtract 6 from both sides and we're done! :D

$x = 2$