grade 9 math

Can someone please help me solve this equation. And please explain how to break this down.

4b-6+b-9= 0

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. 4b-6+b-9= 0

    Combine like terms.

    5b - 15 = 0

    Add 15 to both sides.

    5b = 15

    Divide both sides by 5 to find the value of b.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    Ms. Sue

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    To solve the system of equations, which expression could be substituted for x into the first equation? 3x-5y=14 x+4y=10 a)10-4y b)4y+10 c)(1/4)x+(5/2) d)(-1/4)x+(5/2) I have another problem just like this one so if you could

  2. Substitution Method-Plz help

    Use the Substitution method to solve the system of equations. x + y = -4 x - y = 2 solve for x in the second equation. x= y+2 Put that in for x in the first equation: x+y=-4 (y+2) + y = -4 solve for y. Then, x= y+2 i don't get

  3. Math Help Plz fast

    13. Describe the number of solutions for the equation. 10(x-2)=10x A.) one solution B.) no solution C.) infinite solutions*** 14. Describe the number of solutions for the equation. -2(y-3)=2y-6 A.)one solution B.)no solution***

  4. Math

    The graph shown represents the equation y=3x- 9 Which equation also represents the line drawn on the graph? I just need help on this, can someone please explain how to break this question down? Thank you!

  1. Math

    Here are two stories: The initial freshman class at a college is 10% smaller than last year’s class. But then during the first week of classes, 20 more students enroll. There are then 830 students in the freshman class. A store

  2. bus stats

    A manufacturing company has 5 identical machines that produce nails. The probability that a machine will break down on any given day is .1. Define a random variable X to be the number of machines that will break down in a day. a.

  3. chem

    an energy value of 3.313x10^-19 joules is needed to break a chemical bond. what is the wavelength of energy needed to break the bond? (the speed of light = 3.00x10^10 cm/sec; planck's constant = 6.636x10^-34 J . sec is there a

  4. Math

    Solve the system of equations by substitution and explain all your steps in words: 3x + y = 12 x = y − 8 . Is this a good way to explain this problem? Step 1: Since X is given to us. We can plug it into the x-value in the first


    Use the Substitution method to solve the system of equations. y - 2x = -5 3y - x = 5 Solve the first equation for y. y = 2x-5 Substitute that for y in the second equation and solve for x. Then use the value of x to substitute back

  2. math

    What is the first step in solving the linear system {2x−3y=11 {−x+5y=−9 by the substitution method in the most efficient way? A. Solve the first equation for x. B. Solve the first equation for y. C. Solve the second equation

  3. Calc

    Find a cartesian equation for the curve described by the given polar equation. a. r=2 b. r=3sin pheta c.r^2=sin2pheta I don't understand how to solve for this, especially for r squared. Would someone plz explain how o convert to a

  4. Math

    13. Andrea, a cyclist, uses a graph to track her speed and distance. The graph below shows Andrea's cycling data for a one hour bike ride. At one point, Andrea took a break from running. When was the break, and how long did the

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.