Posted by **nadine** on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 11:11am.

could someone show me the steps for solving this:

3x+24=9(x+4)

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 11:13am
What if you show me the steps you think one should do. I will gladly critique your work.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 11:15am
3x+24=9(x+4)

3x + 24 = 9x + 36

3x - 9x = 36 - 24

-6x = 12

x = -2

Check this answer by substituting -2 for x in your problem.

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