1) add 48 to both sides of the equation. The result is 13q = -3q + 48

2) add 3q to both sides of the equation. The result is 16q = 48

3) divide both sides of the equation by 16. The result is q=3

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2) add 3q to both sides of the equation. The result is 16q = 48

3) divide both sides of the equation by 16. The result is q=3

hope this helps