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

Jun 12, 2015

$x = 5$

#### Explanation:

Get rid of the bracket changing all the signs inside (because the minus in front of it):
$4 x - 2 x - 3 = 7$
Collect terms with $x$ on the left and numbers on the right:
$4 x - 2 x = 7 + 3$
$2 x = 10$
$x = \frac{10}{2} = 5$