## Algebra 1

$k=-\frac{1}{9}$
$k+\frac{2}{3}=\frac{5}{9}$ subtract $\frac{2}{3}$ from both sides $k+\frac{2}{3}-\frac{2}{3}=\frac{5}{9}-\frac{2}{3}$ simplify, creating a common denominator $k=\frac{5}{9}-\frac{6}{9}$ simplify $k=-\frac{1}{9}$