## anonymous one year ago What is the value of x in the equation 3(2x + 8) = 0? –8 –4 4 8

1. pooja195

Distribute $\huge~\rm~(3)(2x)+(3)(8)=0$

2. anonymous

I don't know how to do that

3. pooja195

Whats 3 times 2x ?

4. pooja195

Or ignore the x for now whats 3 times 2 ?

5. anonymous

6

6. pooja195

Good so we have 6x 3 times 8 =?

7. anonymous

24

8. pooja195

6x+24=0 we subtract 24 from both sides so that we can isolate x $\huge~\rm~~6x+24−24=0−24$ We get our new equation $\huge~\rm~6x=-24$ 6 div 6 =1 x i alone $\huge~\rm~-24\div6=?$

9. anonymous

-4

10. pooja195

good so x=-4