# How do you solve #2( 2e - 8) + 5e = 29#?

##### 2 Answers

Sep 3, 2017

#### Explanation:

First expand the brackets:

Then collect all of the like terms together. In this case I add the e's together on the left hand side and add 16 to both sides.

Then solve for e by diving 45 by 9

Sep 3, 2017

Refer to the explanation for the process.

#### Explanation:

Solve:

Expand the left side.

Add

Simplify.

Divide both sides by

Simplify.