7x+13x-7=4(5x+2)

Add 7x and 13x.

20x-7=4(5x+2)

Apply the distributive property.

20x-7=4(5x)+4⋅2

Multiply.

Multiply 5 by 4.

20x-7=20x+4⋅2

Multiply 4 by 2.

20x-7=20x+8

20x-7=20x+8

20x-7=20x+8

Subtract 20x from both sides of the equation.

20x-7-20x=8

Combine the opposite terms in 20x-7-20x.

Subtract 20x from 20x.

0-7=8

Subtract 7 from 0.

-7=8

-7=8

-7=8

Since -7≠8, there are no solutions.

No solution

Solve for x 7x+13x-7=4(5x+2)