# Solve for x -5(7-8x)=47

Divide each term by and simplify.
Divide each term in by .
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Combine and .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Divide each term by and simplify.
Divide each term in by .
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Simplify .
Cancel the common factor of .
Move the leading negative in into the numerator.
Move the leading negative in into the numerator.
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Multiply and .
Multiply.
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
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Solve for x -5(7-8x)=47