# Question #7c14a

Jan 10, 2018

$p = 48$

#### Explanation:

$p + 24 = 72 \rightarrow$ Divide each side by $\frac{1}{8}$ or multiply each side by the reciprocal, 8

$p = 48 \rightarrow$ Subtract 24 from each side

Check:

$\frac{1}{8} \left(48 + 24\right)$

$\frac{1}{8} \left(72\right)$

$9$