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(7n-1)/(8)=6

Okay,
I think I add 1 to both sides, so now I have..

(7n)/(8)=7

And then, to get n by itself I divide 7 into both sides, so now I have..

n/8=1

n=1 is what I get, but I'm not sure, could someone please check this for me?

Multiply both sides by 8
7n-1=48
add one to each side, then divide each side by 7

No ,
first you multiply each side by 8 to get
7n - 1= 48
now add 1 to each side
7n = 49
divide both sides by 7
n = 7

check: in original
((7(7) -1 1)/6
= (49-1)/6
= 48/8
= 6
Check!!

Ohhh,
thanks you very much,
I wasn't sure which step I did first.:)

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