# How do you solve 5( 2x - 1) - 3( x - 4) = 4( x + 4)?

Mar 18, 2018

$x = 3$

#### Explanation:

$5 \left(2 x - 1\right) - 3 \left(x - 4\right) = 4 \left(x + 4\right)$
$10 x - 5 - 3 x + 12 = 4 x + 16$
$7 x - 4 x = 16 - 7$
$3 x = 9$
$x = \frac{9}{3}$
$\therefore x = 3$

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