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1-85.

Solve each equation for $x$. Homework Help ✎

1. $- 2 ( x + 4 ) = 35 - ( 7 - 4 x )$

Pay careful attention to the placement of the parentheses.

$x = −6$

1. $\frac { x - 4 } { 7 } = \frac { 8 - 3 x } { 5 }$

Use multiplication to eliminate the denominators.

$x=\frac{38}{13}\approx2.92$