## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$\frac{1}{7}(2x - 5) = \frac{2}{7}x + 1$ Distribute: $\frac{2}{7}x - \frac{5}{7} = \frac{2}{7}x + 1$ Subtract $\frac{2}{7}x$ from both sides: $-\frac{5}{7} = 1$ The equation is not true with any value of x, so there is no solution.