-4x-2(8x+1)=2x+10 -4x-16x-2 =20-2 -20x-2=2x+10 -20x-2+2=2x+10+2 -20x=2x+12 -20x-2x=2x+12-2x -22x=12 -22[latex] \frac{-22x}{-22} [/latex]=[latex] \frac{12}{22} [/latex] x=[latex] \frac{-6}{11} [/latex]

(Easier) -4x-2(8x+1)=-(-2x-10) -4x-16x-2 = 2x + 10 -20x-2 = 2x+10 subtract 2x and add 2 to both sides -22x=12 divide -22 to both sides x= -0.54 (Repeated)