I am getting very fustrated with this equation. When I think I got the answer and do my checks to see if its right. I can not seem to make each side match. Can someone pleasehelp me? 3x – 5(3x – 7) = 2(x + 9) + 45
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3x – 5(3x – 7) = 2(x + 9) + 45 expand brackets 3x - 15x + 35 = 2x + 18 + 45 move x's to left everything else to the right -28 = 14x x = -2 _______________ check ______________ 3(-2) - 5(-6 - 7) = 2(-2+9) + 45 59 = 59
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