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michelle went on a 24-mile bike ride by lunchtime, they had ridden 5/8 of the total distance.How many miles did they have left to ride after lunch.

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Let d = the final distance.

5/8d = 24
d = 24 divided by 5/8

Solve for d.

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9 miles

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