## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$x=\dfrac{b}{t-a}$
Using the properties of equality, in terms of $x$, the given equation, $tx=ax+b$, is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} tx-ax=b \\\\ x(t-a)=b \\\\ x=\dfrac{b}{t-a} .\end{array}