Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify by adding terms.

Subtract from .

Subtract from .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for z 2(6-3z)-5(2z+5)=z-22