How do you solve for c in #5p + 9c = P#?
Feb 23, 2016
Isolate the term with c on the left side. This involves subtracting 5p from both sides.
hence : 5p + 9c - 5p = P - 5p → 9c = P - 5p
now divide both sides by 9
#(cancel(9)c)/cancel(9) = (P - 5p )/9 " or " 1/9(P - 5p )#