# I need help with solving 72 + 4 - 14c= 36

#### dancer77

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Hi. I need help bad on this problem.

72 + 4 - 14c= 36

Tthe teacher came up with 20/7 but I do not get that answer...can you help?

#### galactus

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$$\displaystyle \L\\72+4-14c=36$$

$$\displaystyle \L\\76-14c=36$$

$$\displaystyle \L\\-14c=-40$$

Now, finish?. Don't forget to reduce your fraction.

#### stapel

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dancer77 said:
...I do not get that answer...can you help?
It will be a lot easier to help you find your errors (if any) if you first show us what you've done. :wink: