# How do you solve t/9-7=-5?

Nov 1, 2016

$t = 18$

#### Explanation:

Solve for $t$ while keeping the equation balanced:

Step 1 - Add $7$ to each side of the equation:
$\frac{t}{9} - 7 + 7 = - 5 + 7$

$\frac{t}{9} = 2$

Step 2 - Multiple each side of the equation by $9$:
$9 \frac{t}{9} = 2 \cdot 9$

$t = 18$