# Solve the following equation and check your result: 3x = 2x + 18

**Solution:**

A mathematical equation that represents the relationship between two expressions on either side of the equal sign (=) is a Simple Equation. An equation consists of variables and numerical constants.

3x = 2x + 18

Subtracting 2x from both the sides,

3x - 2x = 2x - 2x + 18

x = 18

Therefore, the value of x = 18.

**Video Solution:**

## Solve the following equation and check your result: 3x = 2x + 18

### NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths - Chapter 2 Exercise 2.3 Question 1

**Summary:**

The solution to the given equation 3x = 2x + 18 is x = 18.