# How do you solve 6( x + 3) = 5x - 33- 2x?

Mar 10, 2018

$x = - 17$

#### Explanation:

$6 \left(x + 3\right) = 5 x - 33 - 2 x$

$6 \left(x + 3\right) = 3 x - 33$

$6 x + 18 = 3 x - 33$

$3 x + 18 = - 33$

$3 x = - 51$

$x = - 17$