Apply the distributive property.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Divide by .

Solve for x 34(5-3.5x)=12(3x-8)+653.5