# How do you solve for q in #s = 4p + 4q#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2017

#p=(s-4p)/4#

#### Explanation:

Given-

#s=4p+4q#

To solve for

Rewrite the equation

#4p+4q=s#

Add

#cancel(4p)+4qcancel(-4p)=s-4p#

Multiply both sides by

#(cancel4p)/cancel4=(s-4p)*1/4#

#p=(s-4p)/4#