# Math Help - Multistep Equation Problem

1. ## Multistep Equation Problem

s+300=3s

how to solve this equation?

2. Originally Posted by gedprep
s+300=3s

how to solve this equation?
$s+300=3s$

First, subtract s from both sides of the equation.

$s+300{\color{red}-s}=3s{\color{red}-s}$

$300=2s$

Finally, divide both sides of the equation by 2.

$\frac{300}{{\color{red}2}}=\frac{2s}{{\color{red}2 }}$

$150=s$

$\boxed{s=150}$

3. ## Thank you very much.

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