Solve for p -4(p-7)-8=5p+11

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-4(p-7)-8=5p+11
Simplify -4(p-7)-8.
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Simplify each term.
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Apply the distributive property.
-4p-4⋅-7-8=5p+11
Multiply -4 by -7.
-4p+28-8=5p+11
-4p+28-8=5p+11
Subtract 8 from 28.
-4p+20=5p+11
-4p+20=5p+11
Move all terms containing p to the left side of the equation.
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Subtract 5p from both sides of the equation.
-4p+20-5p=11
Subtract 5p from -4p.
-9p+20=11
-9p+20=11
Move all terms not containing p to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 20 from both sides of the equation.
-9p=11-20
Subtract 20 from 11.
-9p=-9
-9p=-9
Divide each term by -9 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -9p=-9 by -9.
-9p-9=-9-9
Cancel the common factor of -9.
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Cancel the common factor.
-9p-9=-9-9
Divide p by 1.
p=-9-9
p=-9-9
Divide -9 by -9.
p=1
p=1
Solve for p -4(p-7)-8=5p+11

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