Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-1 Solving One-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 85: 49


$p = 24$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{8}p = 9$ We need to isolate the variable $p$ by multiplying through by the reciprocal of the coefficient of $p$ as shown below: $\frac{3}{8}p \times \frac{8}{3} = 9 \times \frac{8}{3}$ Therefore, the equation has a possible solution at $p = 24$
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