**We've already learned that we can add or subtract something from both sides of an equation.**

**So, what if we need to solve something like this?**

**(Yep, the answer is 5. I know you can see it... But, we need to learn the game.)**

**We need to get the x alone...**

**We need to get this 4 out of here...**

**What's he doing to the x? Multiplying!What's the opposite of multiplying? Dividing!**

**So, divide both sides by 4:**

**Here's what's going on with this thing:**