# How do you solve #-(x+2)-2x=-2(x+1)#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

Firstly, you need to get the

#-x - 2 = -2 (x + 1) + 2x#

which can be simplified by expanding the brackets then simplifying

#-x - 2 = -2#

which in turn can be also simplified by adding 2 to both sides, giving you

#-x = 0#

which is the same as

#x = 0#

Hopefully this was helpful...

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, expand the terms within parenthesis. Take special care to ensure you manage the signs of the individual terms correctly:

We can next group and combine like terms on the left side of the equation:

Now, we can add