PreAlgebra
posted by
Jessie on
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How would I solve a problem like the one below?
5h9=16+6h

PreAlgebra 
Anonymous,
Subtract 6h from each side.
h9= 16
Now add 9 to each side.
h  9 + 9 = 16 + 9
h = 7, or h = 7

PreAlgebra 
Jessie,
I see you are leaving the 9. If you are subtracting 6h from 5h would that give you 1? Do you just ignore the 1?