Question Clara lends half her collection of formal dresses, d, to her sister, Susan. Clara then buys four more dresses. If she has 12 now, write an equation to show how many dresses Clara had originally.

Answer:

16

Step-by-step explanation:

a:2+4 =12

a:2=12-4

a:2=8

a=8 ×2

a=16 dresses