# How do you solve 4x + 2= 3x - 7?

May 11, 2018

$x = - 9$

#### Explanation:

First, collect the like terms, i.e. the $x$ together and the numbers together. This

$4 x - 3 x = - 7 - 2$

should give you

$x = - 9$

May 11, 2018

4x+2=3x−7

$\implies 4 x - 3 x = - 7 - 2$

color(blue)(=>x=-9

Hope this helps! :)