# How do you solve 9v -2 = 5v -2?

Dec 13, 2015

$v = 0$

#### Explanation:

$9 v - 2 = 5 v - 2$

Add $2$ to both sides.

$9 v - 2 + 2 = 5 v - 2 + 2$

$9 v = 5 v$

Subtract $5 v$ from both sides.

$9 v - 5 v = 5 v - 5 v$

$4 v = 0$

Divide both sides by $4$.

$v = 0$