# How do you solve k + 9 = 6(k - 11)?

Sep 26, 2016

First, simplify the equation on both sides then, isolate the variables.

#### Explanation:

$k + 9 = 6 k - 66$

$9 + 66 = 6 k - k$

$5 k = 75$

$k = \frac{75}{5}$

$k = 15$

The final answer should be 15.