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Posted by **jill** on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:09pm.

6=1/8a

a=6/8

is this correct? thank you.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:17pmThis part is right.

6 = 1/8a

However, you need to divide both sides of the equation by 1/8.

6/(1/8) = a

6 * 8 = a

48 = a

Let's see if that makes sense.

(5/8 * 48) + 6 = 36

(3/4) * 48 = 36

Yep. a = 48

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