# How do you solve 4(-3x+1)=-10(x-4)-14x?

Sep 4, 2016

$x = 3$

#### Explanation:

$4 \left(- 3 x + 1\right) = - 10 \left(x - 4\right) - 14 x$

hArr4×(-3x)+4×1=-10×x-10×(-4)-14x or

$- 12 x + 4 = - 10 x + 40 - 14 x$ or

$- 12 x + 10 x + 14 x = 40 - 4$ or

$12 x = 36$ or

$x = \frac{36}{12} = 3$