Solve for: x-6(x+2)=28

Expression: $x-6(x+2)=28$

Expand $ -6(x+2):{\quad}-6x-12$

$x-6x-12=28$

Add similar elements: $ x-6x=-5x$

$-5x-12=28$

Add $12$ to both sides

$-5x-12+12=28+12$

Simplify

$-5x=40$

Divide both sides by $-5$

$\frac{-5x}{-5}=\frac{40}{-5}$

Simplify

$x=-8$