# How do you solve 1x + 7= 23?

May 3, 2018

$x = 16$

#### Explanation:

Subtract the $7$ on both sides of the equation so it becomes:
$1 x = 23 - 7$

$1 x = 16$

$x = 16$ because 16 divided by 1 is still 16.

Jul 5, 2018

$x = 16$

#### Explanation:

Let's subtract $7$ from both sides to get

$x = 23 - 7$

$\implies x = 16$

Hope this helps!