OpenStudy (anonymous):

Solve. 7x − 2(3x + 4) =15?? show work

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

first distribute the 2 into the parenthess

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

you should get: 7x-6x-8=15

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

now, collect like terms

6 years ago
OpenStudy (saifoo.khan):

7x -6x-8 = 15 x -8 = 15 x = 15 + 8 x = 23

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

x-8=15 then add 8 to both sides x=23

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

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6 years ago