# How do I solve 1/2z + 5 = 11 algebraically?

## I kinda understand but can someone help

May 16, 2018

$z = 12$

#### Explanation:

1/2z+5=11" "(-5  from both sides)

$\frac{1}{2} z + 5 - 5 = 11 - 5$

$\frac{1}{2} z = 6 \text{ } \times 2$ on both sides (or $\div \frac{1}{2}$) "which is the same"

$z = 12$