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## Solve using the addition and multiplication principles: 14x - 2 > 2(6x-8)

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# 2 Answers

14x-2>2(6x-8)

14x-2>12x-16

2x>-14

x>-7

14x - 2 > 2(6x - 8)

First, remove parentheses

14x - 2 > 12x - 16

Subtract 12x from both sides, and add 2 to both sides

2x > -14

Finally, divide both sides by 2

x > -7