SOLUTION: _5_ t+5 = -6 OK I am totally confused on this one. This is a fraction and I have to solve for t.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Unit Conversion Word Problems Question 225142: _5_ t+5 = -6 OK I am totally confused on this one. This is a fraction and I have to solve for t.Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15643)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!_5_ t+5 = -6 : = -6 : Multiply both sides by (t+5) (t+5)* = -6(t+5) : cancel the denominator on the left, multiply what's inside the brackets 5 = -6t - 30 ; Add 6t to both sides 6t + 5 = -30 ; Subtract 5 from both sides 6t = -30 - 5 6t = -35 : Divide both sides by 6 t = or t = -5.833 : : Check solution in original equation = = -6.00 confirms our solution