#### Answer

$x=-5$

#### Work Step by Step

$-6+2=4x+1-3x\rightarrow$ subtract 1 from each side
$-6+2-1=4x+1-3x-1\rightarrow$ combine like terms
$-5=x$
Check by substituting -5 for x. Simplify.
$-6+2=4(-5)+1-3(-5)$
$-6+2=-20+1-(-15)$
$-4=-4\ \surd$

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$x=-5$

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