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10-134.

Solve these equations for *x. *

Begin by distributing

to the terms inside the parentheses.

Move all variables to one side of the equation and all constants to the other side of the equation.

Remember to distribute the negative inside the parentheses.

Add

to both sides and subtractfrom both sides to isolate .