# How do you solve #5( u - 1) = 7u + 5- 5( - 2u - 1)#?

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#### Explanation:

#### Explanation:

1) Clear the parentheses by distributing the

After you have distributed, you will get this:

2) Combine like terms

After you have combined

3) Subtract

Once you subtract, you will have this:

4) Subtract

5) Divide both sides by

6) Reduce the fraction to lowest terms

Answer:

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