# How do you solve 9x - 9= 36?

Jul 28, 2017

$x = 5$

#### Explanation:

So our goal is to get $x$ by itself, so first we move the 9 to the right side by adding it :

$9 x = 36 + 9$ , so $9 x = 45$

Then, to get x by itself we divide by 9 on both sides :

$x = 5$

Jul 28, 2017

$x = 5$

#### Explanation:

$9 x = 36 + 9$
$x = \frac{45}{9}$
$x = 5$