# How do you solve and check your solutions to 5g=20?

Oct 16, 2016

$5 g = 20$ is the same as $5$ times $g$ equals $20$. The opposite, or inverse of multiplication is division, so you would divide both sides of the equation by $5$.
$5 g = 20$
$\frac{5 g}{5} = \frac{20}{5}$
$g = 4$