# Thread: how do I verify this question?

1. ## how do I verify this question?

6x+4(8-x)=22
6x+32-4x=22
6x-4x=22-32
2x divided by 2 = -10 divided by 2
x= -5

I tried verifying it like this

6x-5+4(8-5)

2. Originally Posted by billR2D2
6x+4(8-x)=22
6x+32-4x=22
6x-4x=22-32
2x divided by 2 = -10 divided by 2
x= -5

I tried verifying it like this

6x-5+4(8-5)