# How do you solve 12r - 25 = 4r + 7?

Jun 2, 2015

Given $12 r - 25 = 4 r + 7$, first add $25$ to both sides to get:

$12 r = 4 r + 32$

Then subtract $4 r$ from both sides to get:

$8 r = 32$

Then divide both sides by $8$ to get:

$r = 4$