#### Answer

x = -15

#### Work Step by Step

1. Given: 4(x - 9) = 8(x + 3)
2. Apply Distributive Property: 4x - 36 = 8x + 24
3. Add and subtract:-4x = 60
4. Divide: x =-15
5. Check: 4(-15 - 9) = 8(-15 + 3)
-96 = -96, so -15 is a solution.

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

x = -15

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