#### Answer

x = 1

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{2(x + 1)}{4}$ = 3x - 2
Apply distributive property:
$\frac{2x + 2}{4}$ = 3x - 2
Multiply both sides by 4:
2x + 2 = 4(3x - 2)
Distribute:
2x + 2 = 12x - 8
Subtract 12x and 2 from both sides:
-10x = -10
Divide both sides by -10:
x = 1