# How do you solve (x-3)-2 = 6-2(x+1) ?

May 10, 2018

$x = 3$

#### Explanation:

( x − 3 ) − 2 = 6 − 2 ( x + 1 )

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

$x - 5 = 4 - 2 x$

$x + 2 x = 4 + 5$

$3 x = 9$

$x = 3$