## Elementary Algebra

$n=14$
Using cross-multiplication and the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given equation, $\dfrac{7}{8}=\dfrac{n}{16} ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 7(16)=8(n) \\\\ 112=8n \\\\ \dfrac{112}{8}=n \\\\ 14=n \\\\ n=14 .\end{array}