4(x+6)=56

Divide each term in 4(x+6)=56 by 4.

4(x+6)4=564

Cancel the common factor of 4.

Cancel the common factor.

4(x+6)4=564

Divide x+6 by 1.

x+6=564

x+6=564

Divide 56 by 4.

x+6=14

x+6=14

Subtract 6 from both sides of the equation.

x=14-6

Subtract 6 from 14.

x=8

x=8

Solve for x 4(x+6)=56