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p+3/4=6 how do u solve it

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Hi Kindal;
p+3/4=6
Let's eliminate annoying fractions and multiply both sides by 4...
4(p+3/4)=(6)(4)
4p+3=24
Subtract 3 from both sides...
4p+3-3=24-3
4p=21
Divide both sides by 4...
(4p)/4=21/4
p=21/4
 
Let's check our work...
p+3/4=6
(21/4)+(3/4)=6
24/4=6
6=6
p + 3/4 = 6
subtract 3/4 from both sides
so...
p + 3/4 - 3/4 = 6 - 3/4
the 3/4 - 3/4 is zero so it cancels and you get
p = 6 - 3/4
in order to subtract you need a common denominator, so you multiply the 6 by 4 and get 24 so...
24/4 = 6
therefore you have...
p = 24/4 - 3/4 = 21/4