15-A10=14

Multiply both sides of the equation by 10.

15-A=14⋅(10)

Remove parentheses.

15-A=14⋅(10)

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Factor 2 out of 4.

15-A=12(2)⋅10

Factor 2 out of 10.

15-A=12⋅2⋅(2⋅5)

Cancel the common factor.

15-A=12⋅2⋅(2⋅5)

Rewrite the expression.

15-A=12⋅5

15-A=12⋅5

Combine 12 and 5.

15-A=52

15-A=52

Subtract 15 from both sides of the equation.

-A=52-15

To write -15 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.

-A=52-15⋅22

Combine -15 and 22.

-A=52+-15⋅22

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

-A=5-15⋅22

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply -15 by 2.

-A=5-302

Subtract 30 from 5.

-A=-252

-A=-252

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

-A=-252

-A=-252

Multiply each term in -A=-252 by -1.

(-A)⋅-1=-252⋅-1

Multiply (-A)⋅-1.

Multiply -1 by -1.

1A=-252⋅-1

Multiply A by 1.

A=-252⋅-1

A=-252⋅-1

Multiply -252⋅-1.

Multiply -1 by -1.

A=1(252)

Multiply 252 by 1.

A=252

A=252

A=252

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

A=252

Decimal Form:

A=12.5

Mixed Number Form:

A=1212

Solve for A (15-A)/10=1/4