9b + 5 = 41

Algebraically.

Subtract 5 from each side.

9b = 36

Divide both sides integers by 9.

**b = 4**

**======Check**

**9(4) + 5 = 41**

**36 + 5 = 41**

**41 = 41**

**------Checks**

9b + 5 = 41

Algebraically.

Subtract 5 from each side.

9b = 36

Divide both sides integers by 9.

**b = 4**

**======Check**

**9(4) + 5 = 41**

**36 + 5 = 41**

**41 = 41**

**------Checks**

9b + 5 = 41

=> 9b = 41 - 5

=> 9b = 36

=> b = 36/9

=> b = 4

**The value of b is 4**