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anonymous
 4 years ago
Help 14x = 2 (5x + 14)
anonymous
 4 years ago
Help 14x = 2 (5x + 14)

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would divide by 2 first instead of distributing. This simplifies the expression

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0subtract 5x from both sides to get the x terms together

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0divide by 2 to both sides get rid of the coefficient.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.014x = 2 (5x + 14) 4x = 28 x = 7

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would do the distrubti property first multiply 2*5x then do 2*14

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank You all very much very helpful!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Brewers121 it's personal preference but I find that is two steps compared to my one.
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