# How do you solve 14=5k-31?

Oct 28, 2016

$l = 9$

#### Explanation:

Step 1: Add 31 to each side:
$14 + 31 = 5 k - 31 + 31$ which simplifies to $45 = 5 k$

Step 2: Divide each side by 5:

$\frac{45}{5} = \frac{5 k}{5}$ which gives $9 = k$