#### Answer

3x - 6 = 2x + 8;
x = 14

#### Work Step by Step

"Three times a number" translates to 3x.
"minus 6" translates to - 6.
"two times the number" translates to 2x.
"plus 8" translates to + 8.
Therefore, the expression is:
3x - 6 = 2x + 8
Solve for x:
x - 6 = 8
x = 14