# How do you solve 36 = 4 (q - 5 )?

May 20, 2016

$q = 14$

#### Explanation:

$36 = 4 \left(q - 5\right)$

$\frac{36}{4} = \left(q - 5\right)$

$9 = \left(q - 5\right)$

$q = 9 + 5$

$q = 14$