# Solve Graphically 29=-7x+2(-2x-13)

29=-7x+2(-2x-13)
Simplify -7x+2(-2x-13).
Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
29=-7x+2(-2x)+2⋅-13
Multiply -2 by 2.
29=-7x-4x+2⋅-13
Multiply 2 by -13.
29=-7x-4x-26
29=-7x-4x-26
Subtract 4x from -7x.
29=-11x-26
29=-11x-26
Graph each side of the equation. The solution is the x-value of the point of intersection.
x=-5
Solve Graphically 29=-7x+2(-2x-13)