# How do you solve 2/3(9b - 27) = 36?

Jun 15, 2015

color(green)(b = 9

#### Explanation:

$\textcolor{g r e e n}{\frac{2}{3}} \left(9 b - 27\right) = 36$

9b - 27 = 36 . color(green)(3/2

$9 b - 27 = 18. \textcolor{g r e e n}{3}$

$9 b - 27 = 54$
$9 b = 54 + 27$
$9 b = 81$
color(green)(b = 9#