# How do you solve for x in #4(x+a)=3(x+b)#?

##### 3 Answers

Jul 10, 2018

#### Explanation:

Expanding we get

subtracting

Jul 10, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"distribute the brackets on both sides of the equation"#

#4x+4a=3x+3b#

#"subtract "3x" from both sides"#

#4x-3x+4a=3b#

#x+4a=3b#

#"subtract "4a" from both sides"#

#x=3b-4a#

Jul 10, 2018

#### Explanation:

We can use the distributive property on both sides to get

We want all of our

Finally, let's subtract

Hope this helps!