Solve for a 55=2a-5+a+4+a

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55=2a-5+a+4+a
Rewrite the equation as 2a-5+a+4+a=55.
2a-5+a+4+a=55
Simplify 2a-5+a+4+a.
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Add 2a and a.
3a-5+4+a=55
Add 3a and a.
4a-5+4=55
Add -5 and 4.
4a-1=55
4a-1=55
Move all terms not containing a to the right side of the equation.
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Add 1 to both sides of the equation.
4a=55+1
Add 55 and 1.
4a=56
4a=56
Divide each term by 4 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 4a=56 by 4.
4a4=564
Cancel the common factor of 4.
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Cancel the common factor.
4a4=564
Divide a by 1.
a=564
a=564
Divide 56 by 4.
a=14
a=14
Solve for a 55=2a-5+a+4+a

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