Evaluate: (1)/(3)x+8=16

Expression: $\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }x+8=16$

Move the constant to the right-hand side and change its sign

$\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }x=16-8$

Subtract the numbers

$\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }x=8$

Multiply both sides of the equation by $3$

$x=24$