Algebra 1

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-7 Solving Proportions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 128: 42



Work Step by Step

Use the multiplication property since the variable is in the numerator. $\frac{p}{4}=\frac{7}{8}$ multiply both sides by 4 $\frac{p}{4}\times4=\frac{7}{8}\times4$ simplify $p=\frac{28}{8}$ reduce $p=3\frac{4}{8}$ reduce $p=3\frac{1}{2}$
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