# How do you solve 49.83 = b - 38.29?

Feb 19, 2016

b = 88.12

#### Explanation:

Begin by adding 38.29 to both sides of the equation

so 49.83 + 38.29 = b - 38.29 + 38.29

hence 88.12 = b ( since -38.29 + 38.29 = 0 )