# How do you solve -6x+3(4x-1)=9?

Apr 27, 2018

$x = 2$

#### Explanation:

$- 6 x + 3 \left(4 x - 1\right) = 9$

Expand parenthesis,

$- 6 x + 12 x - 3 = 9$

Simplify,

$6 x - 3 = 9$

Add $3$ to both sides,

$6 x = 12$

Divide both sides by $6$,

$x = 2$