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**Solve the following equation:**

6(6x - 5) - 5(7x - 8) = 12(4 - x) + 1

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#### Solution

6(6x - 5) - 5(7x - 8) = 12(4 - x) + 1

36x - 30 - 35x + 40 = 48 - 12x + 1

⇒ x + 10 = 49 - 12x

⇒ x + 12x = 49 - 10

⇒ 13x = 39

⇒ x = `39/13`

⇒ x = 3

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