How do you solve this equation: 8x + 7(2x - 5) = -6 - 7x

8x + 7(2x - 5) = -6 - 7x

8x + 14x - 35 = -6 - 7x {used distributive property}

22x - 35 = -6 - 7x {combined like terms}

29x = 29 {added 7x and added 35 to each side}

**x = 1**{divided each side by 29}

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