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An equation is shown below: 8x + 2(x - 7) = 7x + 3x - 14 Part A: Solve the equation and write the number of solutions. Show all the steps. Part B: Name one property you used to solve this equation.

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EricG

[latex]8x+2(x-7)=7x+3-14\\8x+2x-14=7x+3-14~~Distributive~property\\10x-14=7x-11~combine~like~terms\\ 3x-14=-11~subtract~the~7x~from~both~sides\\ 3x=3~add~14~to~both~sides\\x=1~divide~both~sides~by~3[/latex]

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