# How do you solve 6x - 4(2x + 8) = 16?

Jun 30, 2015

color(blue)(x = -24

#### Explanation:

$6 x - 4 \left(2 x + 8\right) = 16$

$6 x - 8 x - 32 = 16$
$- 2 x = 16 + 32$
$- 2 x = 48$
color(blue)(x = -24