# How do you solve 15 3/8 = -5.125p?

Jun 11, 2015

 color(blue)( p = -3

#### Explanation:

$15 \frac{3}{8}$ , is a mixed fraction
$= \frac{15 \times 8 + 3}{8}$
$= \frac{123}{8} = 15.375$

So as per the expression :

$15.375 = - 5.125 p$

$p = \frac{15.375}{-} 5.125$

 color(blue)( p = -3