# How do you solve for x: ax + b = c?

May 12, 2016

color(blue)(x =(c - b) /a

#### Explanation:

$a \textcolor{b l u e}{x} + b = c$

Isolating the term containing color(blue)(x:

$a \textcolor{b l u e}{x} = c - b$

color(blue)(x =(c - b) /a