# How do you solve 5z+16=51?

Jul 26, 2015

$z = 7$

#### Explanation:

$5 z + 16 = 51$

Subtract $16$ from both sides of the equation.

$5 z = 51 - 16$ =

$5 z = 35$

Divide both sides by $5$.

$z = \frac{35}{5}$ =

$z = 7$