Evaluate: 9(4x+9)+8x-2=44x+88

Expression: $9(4x+9)+8x-2=44x+88$

Expand $9(4x+9)+8x-2:{\quad}44x+79$

$44x+79=44x+88$

Subtract $79$ from both sides

$44x+79-79=44x+88-79$

Simplify

$44x=44x+9$

Subtract $44x$ from both sides

$44x-44x=44x+9-44x$

Simplify

$0=9$

The sides are not equal

$\mathrm{No\:Solution}$