How do you solve #5( u - 1) = 7u + 5- 5( - 2u - 1)#?
1) Clear the parentheses by distributing the
After you have distributed, you will get this:
2) Combine like terms
After you have combined
Once you subtract, you will have this:
5) Divide both sides by
6) Reduce the fraction to lowest terms
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