Rewrite the equation as 154+b=16.
Move all terms not containing b to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 154 from both sides of the equation.
To write 16 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 44.
Combine 16 and 44.
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 16 by 4.
Subtract 15 from 64.
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Mixed Number Form:
Solve for b 16=15/4+b