2x-6=4x+4

6 Answers | Add Yours

pramodpandey's profile pic

pramodpandey | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted on

We have   2x-6=4x+4

Taking x one side and constant another side ,so we have

2x-4x=4+6

-2x=10

(-2x)/(-2)=10/(-2)

x=-5

QED

 

Wiggin42's profile pic

Wiggin42 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 2) Valedictorian

Posted on

2x - 6 = 4x + 4

To solve for x you need to separate the variable terms from the constant terms. Subtract 4x  

2x - 6 - 4x = 4

Add 6

2x - 4x = 4 + 6

Simplify both sides

-2x = 10

Solve for x by dividing by -2

x = -5

zumba96's profile pic

zumba96 | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted on

Solve for x

2x-6=4x+4

Move all the variables on one side

-6-4=4x-2x

Simplify

-10=2x

Divide

x=-5

taangerine's profile pic

taangerine | Student, Grade 12 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted on

To solve this equ:

  • Rewrite: 2x-6=4x+4
  • Start combining like terms, subtract 2x from both sides: -6=2x+4
  • Isolate the variable using the opposite operation of addition (subtraction): -10=2x
  • 2x is multiplication, so what is the opposite operation for that? (division) -- Divide 2 on both sides:` `
  • Simplify: -5=x, or x=-5
jess1999's profile pic

jess1999 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted on

2x - 6 = 4x + 4

To solve this equation , first we have to get the " x " variables on all the same side. In order to do that , subtract 4x on both sides . By subtracting 4x on both sides , you should get

-2x - 6 = 4 now add 6 on both sides

By adding 6 on both sides , you should get

-2x = 10 now we have to get " x " alone . In order to get " x " alone , divide by -2 on both sides .

By dividing by -2 on both sides , you should get

x = -5 which is your answer

jeremydodson's profile pic

jeremydodson | Student, College Freshman | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted on

2x-6=4x+4 (original equation)

-6=2x+4 (subract the 2x on both sides)

-10=2x (subtract the 4 on both sides)

-5=x (divide by two on both sides)

The first step is to subract the 2x to the other side. The second step is to subtract the 4. Then you divide by two. You need to get the number on one side, while the variable is on the other.

We’ve answered 315,619 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question