# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 114: 52

$p=6.5$

#### Work Step by Step

$9p+6-3p=45 \\\\ 6p+6=45 \\\\ 6p=39 \\\\ p=6.5$ We first combine like terms, and then we subtract 6 on both sides. We then isolate p by dividing by 6 to find that p=6.5.

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