## Algebra 1

$b=4\frac{3}{4}$
$\frac{b+4}{5}=\frac{7}{4}$ multiply both sides by 5 $\frac{b+4}{5}\times5=\frac{7}{4}\times5$ simplify $b+4=\frac{35}{4}$ reduce $b+4=8\frac{3}{4}$ subtract 4 from both sides $b+4-4=8\frac{3}{4}-4$ simplify $b=4\frac{3}{4}$