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Where do I start when solving for x in this equation: 4[2x – (x + 3)] = 6(x – 9)

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Step 1

We have

4[ 2x - ( x + 3 )] = 6 (x - 9)

4(2x -x -3) = 6 (x - 9)

4( x - 3) = 6 (x - 9)

Step 2

Open the bracket and simplify, we get

4x - 12 = 6x - 54

 

Step 3

On adding 54 and subtracting 6x on both side, we get

4x - 12  +54 - 6x = 0...

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