Subject: Algebra 1
Name: Teresa
Question: I thought the answer was 15 Would you show me how to work this problem? Hi Teresa,When you have brackets or parentheses in an algebra problem you need to work from the inside out. The left side of your expression is 4x  [2x  (3x  2)] and hence you need to start with Working my way out, one step at a time I get then and and then finally Thus the equation that you have can be rewritten Now add 2 to both sides to get 5x = 15 Lastly divide both sides by 5 and the solution is x = 3. Penny
