# How do you solve #d - 65.24 = 347.81#?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

We have

Now adding

or

The solution is

#### Explanation:

*This is our given equation*

We need to find a way to get

Now

And yo have your answer!

#### Explanation:

Treat an equation as a balance.

What is on one side is exactly equal to what is on the other side, so the balance will stay level.

You can do anything you like to an equation - ADD, SUBTRACT, MULTIPLY,DIVIDE, etc as long as...

YOU MUST DO THE SAME ON BOTH SIDES.

In

To get rid of -65.24, add on 65.24.

(-65.24 +65.24 = 0)

But we must add 65.24 to BOTH sides.

By doing the opposite on both sides, this has had the effect of 'moving' the 65.24 from the left to the right side.