Apply the distributive property.
Multiply -5 by 7.
Move all terms containing u to the left side of the equation.
Add 5u to both sides of the equation.
Add -2u and 5u.
Move all terms not containing u to the right side of the equation.
Add 14 to both sides of the equation.
Add -35 and 14.
Divide each term by 3 and simplify.
Divide each term in 3u=-21 by 3.
Cancel the common factor of 3.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide u by 1.
Divide -21 by 3.
Solve for u -2u-14=-5(u+7)