Move all terms containing b to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 0.14b from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 0.14b from 0.18b.
Move all terms not containing b to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 45.96 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 45.96 from 49.96.
Divide each term by 0.04 and simplify.
Divide each term in 0.04b=4 by 0.04.
Cancel the common factor of 0.04.
Divide 4 by 0.04.
Solve for b 45.96+0.18b=49.96+0.14b