# Solve the equation: 3(x-9)=6(x+4)-x

Solve the equation:
$3\left(x-9\right)=6\left(x+4\right)-x$
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$3\left(x-9\right)=6\left(x+4\right)-x\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}3x-27=6x+24-x\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}3x-27=5x+24\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}3x-27-5x-24=0\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}-2x-51=0\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}-2x=51\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}x=\frac{-51}{2}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}x=-25.50$