How do you solve 8(11-x)=16 using the distributive property?

Aug 18, 2016

$x = 9$

Explanation:

$8 \left(11 - x\right) = 16$

or

$11 - x = \frac{16}{8}$

or

$11 - x = 2$

or

$x = 11 - 2$

or

$x = 9$