28b+9=16

Subtract 9 from both sides of the equation.

28b=16-9

Subtract 9 from 16.

28b=7

28b=7

Multiply each term by b and simplify.

Multiply each term in 28b=7 by b.

28b⋅b=7⋅b

Cancel the common factor of b.

Cancel the common factor.

28b⋅b=7⋅b

Rewrite the expression.

28=7⋅b

28=7b

28=7b

Rewrite the equation as 7b=28.

7b=28

Divide each term by 7 and simplify.

Divide each term in 7b=28 by 7.

7b7=287

Cancel the common factor of 7.

Cancel the common factor.

7b7=287

Divide b by 1.

b=287

b=287

Divide 28 by 7.

b=4

b=4

b=4

Solve for b 28/b+9=16