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Does anyone know what "x=" for the equation 

2/3(3x+9)=-2(2x+6)

 Jan 15, 2019
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2/3(3x+9)=-2(2x+6)      expand and simplify to find 'x'

 

2x + 6 = 4x + 12         subtract 2x from both sides of the equation

6 = 2x + 12                  Subtract 12 from both sides

-6 = 2x                         divide both sides by 2

-3 = x

 Jan 15, 2019
edited by ElectricPavlov  Jan 15, 2019
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Thank you

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