# How do you solve 16 = t + 7?

Apr 29, 2016

$t = 9$

#### Explanation:

To find the value of $t$, you must get $t$ on one side of the equals sign and all of the other numbers in the other side.

To cancel out $+ 7$ from the right side of the sum, minus $7$ from both side of the sum. To get the right answer, you must do whatever you do on one side of the equals sign to the other side of the equals sign.

$16 - 7 = t$

$16 - 7$ is equal to $9$ so:

$9 = t$

Or this is more commonly written like:

$t = 9$