### What is 38s plus 7-9s equals 35s plus 3-13?

It's a simple linear equation in one unknown ( 's' ). You can find the value of 's' that makes it true as follows: 38s + (7 - 9s) = 35s + (3 - 13) Dump the parentheses: 38s + 7 - 9s = 35s + 3 - 13 Combine like terms on each side: 29s + 7 = 35s - 10 Add 10 to each side: 29s + 17 = 35s Subtract 29s from…