# help

could someone show me the steps for solving this:
3x+24=9(x+4)

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asked by nadine
1. What if you show me the steps you think one should do. I will gladly critique your work.

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2. 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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3. Thank you very much I hope I can remember the foil method

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