# How do you solve the linear equation 3(2x + 1) = 7-2 (x+5)?

Jul 6, 2015

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#### Explanation:

3(2x+1)=7−2(x+5)

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

$6 x + 2 x = - 3 - 3$

$8 x = - 6$

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