Marlene was asked to solve the equation:

3(x + 6) = 24

Step 1: 3x + 6 = 24
Step 2: 3x + 6 - 6 = 24 - 6
Step 3: 3x + 0 = 18
Step 4: 3x/3 = 18/3
Step 5: x = 6

In checking her answer, she realized she had made a mistake and that x = 2 was the answer. Which step contains her mistake?

Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Order of Operations



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