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posted by sarah .
how do i solve the following equation?
4  x = 2  (3  2x)
remove ( ) by distributing  sign
4x=23+2x
then add 4 to both sides to get
x = 4 + 2 3 + 2x
then
x = 5 +2x
then add 2x to both sides
x=5
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