# How do you solve the equation 6x+5=0.5(x+6)-4?

Jun 7, 2018

$x = - \frac{12}{11}$

#### Explanation:

Multiplying by $2$ then we have
$12 x + 10 = x + 6 - 8$
collecting likewise Terms
$11 x - 18 + 8$
so we get
$11 x = - 12$
$x = - \frac{12}{11}$