Solving an Equation using Distributive Property

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This lesson teaches how to solve an equation for x using distributive property twice. By multiplying every number outside the parentheses to every term inside, we can combine like terms to get one x. After doing this, we can add or subtract on both sides and divide to find the final answer.

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Solving an equation for x using distributive property twice

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I solve an equation that has parentheses in it?
  • How do I solve for x in the equation -3(-2x+20)+8(x+12)=92?
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    This lesson shows an example of how to solve for a variable in an equation that has parentheses in it.