# What is the value of x in the equation 4(2x+1)= 27+3(2x-5 )?

##### 1 Answer
Mar 12, 2018

$x = 4$

#### Explanation:

Distribute the values outside the quantity

$8 x + 4 = 27 + 6 x - 15$

Simplify

$8 x + 4 = 12 + 6 x$

Transpose to put the variables together

$8 x - 6 x = 12 - 4$

$2 x = 8$

Divide both sides by $2$

$\frac{2 x}{2} = \frac{8}{2}$

$x = 4$