# How do you solve for p in 2p+5r=q?

Jul 28, 2016

$\textcolor{g r e e n}{p = \frac{q - 5 r}{2}}$

#### Explanation:

Given
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 2 p + 5 r = q$
$\Rightarrow$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 2 p = q - 5 r$

$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} p = \frac{q - 5 r}{2}$