# How do you solve #(b-7)/4=(b+9)/7#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

Common denominator: LCM of 4 and 7 is 28, or

Therefore, we can rewrite the equation as the following:

Now let's separate the variables. Rewrite again:

Put the like terms with each other.

Take out the denominator since they're all equivalent anyway.

Simplify:

Divide to isolate variable: