Solve for: x+2 (3 x-1) = 0

Expression: $$x + 2 ( 3 x - 1 ) = 0$$

Use the distributive property to multiply $2$ by $3x-1$.

$$x+6x-2=0$$

Combine $x$ and $6x$ to get $7x$.

$$7x-2=0$$

Add $2$ to both sides. Anything plus zero gives itself.

$$7x=2$$

Divide both sides by $7$.

$$x=\frac{2}{7}$$