# How do you solve # 4x - 9 = 7x + 12 #?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 7, 2017

You move the terms around to get the answer.

#### Explanation:

Let's take another look at the problem:

Using the Subtraction Property of Equality, we can subtract

And then we can use the Subtraction Property of Equality again by subtracting 12 from both sides:

Then, we can use the Division Property of Equality to divide 3 from both sides, leaving the answer: