# How do you solve 1/5k=15 for k?

Nov 3, 2016

$k = 75$

#### Explanation:

Multiple each side of the equation by $5$ to keep it balanced:

$5 \left(\frac{1}{5}\right) k = 5 \cdot 15$

$\left(\frac{5}{5}\right) k = 75$

$1 \cdot k = 75$

$k = 75$