math
posted by Lea .
I need help with this problem.
If someone can do it step by step that would be great.
I can't get the problem correct?
I keep getting 26.
3  1/8a = 1/4
the book says it's 22.

3  1/8a = 1/4
1/8a = 1/4  3
a = 2 3/4 divided by 1/8
a = 11/4 * 8/1
a = 88/4
a = 22