## ehop16 3 years ago -(x-4)=2x+6

1. ehop16

help!!!!!!!!!

2. Rezz5

okay! do you know how to expand brackets?

3. jackyluvv

do you need to solve for x?

4. Rezz5

basically the left hand side is (-1)(x-4) expand that

5. ehop16

yes i neeeed 2 solve 4 x

6. jackyluvv

x = -2/3 hope this could help :/ sorry if it doesnt.

7. Rezz5

do you know how to expand brackets?

8. ehop16

no

9. ehop16

it has to be a fraction

10. Rezz5

11. ehop16

i dont understand

12. Rezz5

this is how you expand brackets you multiply the number/variable out side with every number/variable inside, then you sum them up! very easy,

13. ehop16

i get thats the answere but how do u get it?

14. Rezz5

could you tell me what the left hand bracket would be if it was expanded

15. Rezz5

that is why im showing you how to do that

16. ehop16

i have no idea what s brscket is?

17. Rezz5

brackets are ( . . . .) so the left hand side is -(x-4)

18. jackyluvv

there is a wesite that helps with math and it has help me with a lot of my problems http://solve-variable.com/

19. jackyluvv

helped*

20. Rezz5

if you expand the left hand side you get...|dw:1352932111832:dw|

21. ehop16

that makes no sense and the website cost money

22. Rezz5

i have given you enough information but you seem to like the easy way, if you want y help then ask again, if not, then i will go