Move to the left side of the equation by adding it to both sides.

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Combine the opposite terms in .

Add and .

Add and .

Subtract from .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Add and .

Subtract from .

Since , the equation will always be true.

Always true

Solve by Factoring -8x+14=-2(4x-7)