# math

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5/8a+6=3/4a
6=1/8a
a=6/8

is this correct? thank you.

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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

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