### Home > CC2MN > Chapter 7 > Lesson 7.2.3 > Problem 7-87

7-87.

Solve each equation. Record your work and check your solution.

Distribute the

and , respectively. Remember that the is negative so the signs inside the parentheses need to change. Isolate

on one side of the equation. Solve for

using division.

Follow the steps outlined in part (a). Start by distributing

on the right side of the equation.