Solve the equation 3x + 4(x-2) = 2(3x+4).
Here the parenthesis in the equation should be removed first
3x + 4(x-2) = 2(3x+4)
3x + 4x - 8 = 6x + 8
7x - 8 = 6x + 8
Transposing 6x to L.H.S. and -8 to R.H.S., we have
7x - 6x = 8 + 8
x = 16
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