Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 2 - Reasoning and Proof - Get Ready! - Page 79: 7



Work Step by Step

Start with the given equation. $14x=2(5x+14)$ Apply the distributive property. $14x=10x+28$ Subtract 10x from each side and simplify. $14x-10x=10x+28-10x$ $4x=28$ Divide each side by 4 and simplify. $4x\div4=28\div4$ $x=7$
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