What is the variable of n and how do you show your work for this type of equation? How you do the check for it as well.

Hi Stephanie;

3.5=n/6

Let's multiply both sides by 6...

(6)(3.5)=(n/6)(6)

This is also...

(6)(3.5)=(6/6)(n)

Because 6/6=1

(6)(3.5)=1n=n

21=n