i've gotten this assignment completely down, except for two problems...

i've gotten the answers for both of them, the only problem is i cant figure out how to show my work. ive tried every listed method in the book and cant figure it out..please help

17 = 2(3x+1) - x

and

-10 = 4 - 7x/4

*7x/4 is a fraction

thanks in advance