Combine 511 and z.
Move all terms not containing z to the right side of the equation.
Add 1 to both sides of the equation.
Write 1 as a fraction with a common denominator.
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Add 16 and 11.
Since the expression on each side of the equation has the same denominator, the numerators must be equal.
Divide each term by 5 and simplify.
Divide each term in 5z=27 by 5.
Cancel the common factor of 5.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide z by 1.
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Mixed Number Form:
Solve for z 5/11z-1=16/11