Solve for a (a-4)/5=12

Math
a-45=12
Multiply both sides of the equation by 5.
5⋅a-45=5⋅12
Simplify both sides of the equation.
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Cancel the common factor of 5.
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Cancel the common factor.
5⋅a-45=5⋅12
Rewrite the expression.
a-4=5⋅12
a-4=5⋅12
Multiply 5 by 12.
a-4=60
a-4=60
Move all terms not containing a to the right side of the equation.
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Add 4 to both sides of the equation.
a=60+4
Add 60 and 4.
a=64
a=64
Solve for a (a-4)/5=12

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