x/3 - g = a for x Add g to each side so we can isolate the x term: x/3 - g + g = a + g Cancel the g terms on the left side and we get: x/3 = a + g Multiply each side by 3 to isolate x: 3(x/3) = 3(a + g) Cancelling the 3's on the left side, we get: x = 3(a + g)