# How do you solve #16-3q=10#?

##### 2 Answers

May 31, 2018

#### Explanation:

Using Distributive Property..

Subtracting

Dividing both sides by the coefficient of

May 31, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"isolate "-3q" by subtracting 16 from both sides"#

#cancel(16)cancel(-16)-3q=10-16#

#-3q=-6#

#"divide both sides by "-3#

#(cancel(-3) q)/cancel(-3)=(-6)/(-3)rArrq=2#

#color(blue)"As a check"#

#"left side "=16-(3xx2)=16-6=10=" right side"#