# How do you solve for t in 5j + s = t - 2?

$t = 5 j + s + 2$
$\text{isolate t by adding 2 to each side of the equation}$
$5 j + s + 2 = t \cancel{- 2} \cancel{+ 2}$
$\Rightarrow t = 5 j + s + 2$