# How do you solve for x in #px-qx=r#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

to isolate

#x# , remove it as a common factor on the let sideie.

#x (p-q) = r# now divide both sides by

#(p-q)#

# (x cancel(p-q))/cancel(p-q) = r/(p-q) #