How do you solve #3/5P + 18 = 24#?

1 Answer
Mar 20, 2018

Answer:

#P=10#

Explanation:

#3/5P+18=24#

#3/5P=6# Subtract #18# from both sides

Now divide both sides by #3/5#:

#3/5P=6#
#P=6/(3/5)#

When dividing by a fraction, multiply by its reciprocal (flip it), hence the #3/5# turning into #5/3#

#P=(6/1)*(5/3)#

#P=30/3#

#P=10# Simplify