10ac-x/11=3 for a Add x/11 to each side of the equation to isolate a: 10ac - x/11 + x/11 = 3 + x/11 Cancelling the x/11 on the left side, we get: 10ac = 3 + x/11 Divide each side by 10c to isolate a: 10ac/10c = 3 + x/11 Cancelling the 10c on the left side, we get: a = 3/10c + x/110c