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I<3PuRpLeKaNgArOoS Group Title

Help 14x = 2 (5x + 14)

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    I would divide by 2 first instead of distributing. This simplifies the expression

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    subtract 5x from both sides to get the x terms together

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    divide by 2 to both sides get rid of the coefficient.

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    14x = 2 (5x + 14) 4x = 28 x = 7

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    I would do the distrubti property first multiply 2*5x then do 2*14

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    Thank You all very much very helpful!

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    @Brewers121 it's personal preference but I find that is two steps compared to my one.

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