# SOLUTION: How would I work out the two step equations 13=8-5d? I added 8 to both sides and then divided both sides by 5 but, that is wrong. It's what my teacher told me to do. Do I have t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 505468: How would I work out the two step equations 13=8-5d? I added 8 to both sides and then divided both sides by 5 but, that is wrong. It's what my teacher told me to do. Do I have to act like 5d is -5d? Is the equation adding 8 to 5d?Answer by Taxie(4)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1. Subtract 8 from both sides. You get 13 - 8 = 8 -5d -8. or: 5 = -5d 2. Now divide both sides by - 5. You get. -1 = d Done.