anonymous
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Solve: 7x - 2(x + 1) = 6x + 14
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anonymous
  • anonymous
expand -2(x+1) first
anonymous
  • anonymous
7x -2x -1 = 6x +14
anonymous
  • anonymous
now simplify 7x-2x since they are like terms

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anonymous
  • anonymous
so that would be 7 * -2 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
7x-2x just like that =5x
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok so 5x -1 = 6x + 14
anonymous
  • anonymous
now subtract 5x from both sides what happens
anonymous
  • anonymous
-1 = x +14
anonymous
  • anonymous
goo can u think of what number - 14 =-1
anonymous
  • anonymous
13
anonymous
  • anonymous
what number + 14 = -1 i mean
anonymous
  • anonymous
-15 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yep
anonymous
  • anonymous
x+14=-1 you can also subtract 14 from both sides to get that result x+14-14=-1-14 x=-15
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank you so much!
anonymous
  • anonymous
you're welcome

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