Simplify and solve the linear equation 3( t - 3 ) = 5( 2t + 1)

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Simplify and solve the linear equation

3( t - 3 ) = 5( 2t + 1)

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3( t - 3 ) = 5( 2t + 1 )

⇒ 3t − 9 = 10t + 5 (Opening the brackets)

⇒ −9 − 5 = 10t − 3t

⇒ −14 = 7t

⇒ t = -14/7

⇒ t = -2