Algebra 1

$z = \frac{1}{5}$
$\frac{11z}{16}$ + $\frac{7z}{8}$ = $\frac{5}{16}$ Multiply both sides by 16 in order to get rid of the denominators. We get: $11z$ +$14z = 5$ This becomes $25 z = 5$ Divide both sides by 25 to isolate $z.$ We get $z = \frac{1}{5}$