math
posted by jill .
5/8a+6=3/4a
6=1/8a
a=6/8
is this correct? thank you.

This 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
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math 115
1. a bedroom is 10ft. by 11ft. what is the perimeter? 
math 115
1. Nina's car payment is $362.57 per month for 4 years. how much will she pay altogether? 
Ms.Sue?Sorry To Bother You,I Got SOme New Answers!
120 g = 0.12 kg [DONE] 0.44 kg = 440 g [ is it correct? 
Math Inequalities
9/8x greater than or equal to 1/16 can someone please check my answer? 
Math
Simplify: a) 8^2 = 64 ... correct? b) 8^2 = 1/8^2 ... correct? 
math
By default, your numerical entry is scored as correct if it is within 1% of the correct answer. A rule of thumb is always to enter at least 3 digits for numerical questions. If the correct answer is 7.08809, which of the following … 
math
Thank you i think im getting somewhere a however, what about 8 x (4) = 32 am i correct? 
Math check and question
x is a binomial random variable. (Give your answers correct to three decimal places.) (a) Calculate the probability of x for: n = 1, x = 0, p = 0.15 P(x) = Correct: Your answer is correct. . (0.85) (b) Calculate the probability of … 
Chemistry
In which of the examples is there an error in either the name OR the formula? 
Math
Robert took a math test and got 36 out of 50 correct. What is the percentage of correct answers?