# How do you solve #5 1/2 + p = 6#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"isolate p by subtracting "5 1/2" from both sides"#

#cancel(5 1/2)cancel(-5 1/2)+p=6-5 1/2#

#rArrp=1/2" is the solution"#