Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply 2 by 8.
Add 4x and 2x.
Move all terms not containing x to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 16 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 16 from 34.
Divide each term by 6 and simplify.
Divide each term in 6x=18 by 6.
Cancel the common factor of 6.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide x by 1.
Divide 18 by 6.
Solve for x 4x+2(x+8)=34