## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

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. $4x\div4=28\div4$ $x=7$