# How do you solve x-24=60?

Dec 20, 2016

$x = 84$

#### Explanation:

Add $24$ to each side of the equation to isolate $x$ and keep the equation balanced:

$x - 24 + \textcolor{red}{24} = 60 + \textcolor{red}{24}$

$x - 0 = 84$

$x = 84$