How do you solve Z+2z+(2z+3)=73?

May 28, 2018

$z = 14$

Explanation:

Add all the like terms or variables first:

$z + 2 z + \left(2 z + 3\right) = 73$

$z + 2 z + 2 z + 3 = 73$

$5 z + 3 = 73$

Subtract $3$ from both sides:

$5 z = 73 - 3$

$5 z = 70$

$z = \frac{70}{5}$

$z = 14$