Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-7 Solving Proportions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 27

Answer

$b=19/4 $

Work Step by Step

We multiply both sides of the equation by 5 to obtain that b+4=35/4. We cancel out addition by subtracting 4 on both sides to get that b=19/4.
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