# What is the value of x in the equation #2/3(1/2x+12)=1/2(1/3x+14)-3#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 12, 2017

#### Explanation:

We start with

The first thing we do is distribute the

That gives us

If we simplify the equation, we get

Now we just subtract

Just multiply both sides by

Just to make sure we're right, let's plug

We were right!