# How do you solve for f in #7f + g = 5#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 17, 2016

#### Answer:

#f = (5-g)/7 #

#### Explanation:

to isolate the term with f in it , firstly subtract g from both sides

hence: 7f + g - g = 5 - g

so 7f = 5 - g

now divide both sides by 7

#(cancel(7) f)/cancel(7) = ( 5 - g )/7 #

# rArr f = (5 - g )/7 #