Algebra: solve 9(x + 3) = 4x - 3

Corey Franklin

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Here's the equation:

9(x + 3) = 4x - 3

I just need help with the process.
 

me

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first apply the distributive property

9x+27=4x-3

then combine like terms

27=5x-3
then add 3 to each side
30=5x
now divide each side by 5 to cancel out the 5 so only x is left
6=x
 
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