# How do you solve and check your solutions to 3/4=1/8+v?

Apr 28, 2017

$v = \frac{5}{8}$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{3}{4} = \frac{1}{8} + v$
$\frac{3}{4} - \frac{1}{8} = v$
$\frac{6}{8} - \frac{1}{8} = v$
$v = \frac{5}{8}$

Checking:
$\frac{3}{4} = \frac{1}{8} + v$
$\frac{3}{4} = \frac{1}{8} + \frac{5}{8}$
$\frac{3}{4} = \frac{6}{8} = \frac{1}{8} + \frac{6}{8}$