How do you solve #8( 12- 2x ) = 5x + 12#?
Multiply out the brackets
on the left side of the equation. Therefore
Then rearrange the whole equation to get all the
Divide both sides of the equation by
In order to ensure the
By opening up the bracket
Simplifying for x gives us: 4
To start solving this, we need to distribute the 8 to the left side of the equal sign to simplify it.
So distributing the 8 on the left side, gives us:
So we have
We can do a couple of things of subtracting
Now, let subtract 96 to both sides which gives us:
We can divide both sides by -21 which gives us: 4.