# How do you solve (6x + 4) + ( 12x + 26) = 180?

Sep 21, 2017

$x = 8 \frac{2}{3}$

#### Explanation:

Solve for $x$.

$6 x + 4 + 12 x + 26 = 180$

$18 x + 30 = 180$

$18 x + 30 - 30 = 180 - 30$

$18 x = 150$

$\frac{18 x}{18} = \frac{150}{18}$

$x = 8.3333 \ldots = 8 \frac{2}{3}$