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-7(2-2x)=-98 its equations

-7(2-2x)=-98 its equations
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Hi Destini,
I'm assuming you want to solve for x here.
The first thing I would do is distribute the -7 to the quantity (2-2x). If you do that, you have:
Next, you want to move everything with the variable x on one side and put everything else on the other side. Therefore, we want to move the -14 to the side with the -98. To do that, we need to add 14 to both sides, as shown below:
When we add the 14 to both sides, we are left with:
Then, we simply need to divide both sides by 14 to get x=-6.
Hope this helps a bit!