# How do you solve 8x - (6x + 7) = 3?

Jun 29, 2015

color(green)(x = 5

#### Explanation:

$8 x - \left(6 x + 7\right) = 3$

$8 x - 6 x - 7 = 3$
$2 x - 7 = 3$
$2 x = 10$

color(green)(x = 5