# What is x if #(x+2)+(x-1)= 0#?

##### 1 Answer

May 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

As you have a '+' in front of the second parenthesis, you can remove them, to have the following:

Which gives you:

You minus both side by 1:

And divide both side by 2, and then you get

If this was a multiplication tho,

(x+2)(x-1) = 0, then you would have two possibilities of x, Either the first parenthesis = 0, or the second:

(x+2)= 0 or (x-1) = 0

Which gives you either

x = -2 or x =1