# How do you solve 2/a = 4?

Oct 21, 2015

$a = \frac{1}{2}$

#### Explanation:

Multiply $a$ on both sides $2 = 4 a$

Divide 4 on both sides $\frac{2}{4} = a$

Reduce $a = \frac{2}{4}$

which is $a = \frac{1}{2}$