2(7-x)+4x=20

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

2⋅7+2(-x)+4x=20

Multiply 2 by 7.

14+2(-x)+4x=20

Multiply -1 by 2.

14-2x+4x=20

14-2x+4x=20

Add -2x and 4x.

14+2x=20

14+2x=20

Subtract 14 from both sides of the equation.

2x=20-14

Subtract 14 from 20.

2x=6

2x=6

Divide each term in 2x=6 by 2.

2×2=62

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2×2=62

Divide x by 1.

x=62

x=62

Divide 6 by 2.

x=3

x=3

Solve for x 2(7-x)+4x=20