# How do you solve for p in #27-3p+45=8p-17#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 1, 2016

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#### Explanation:

*Given equation:*

*Combine like terms:*

*Get the variable terms to one side by adding #17# to #72# and adding #-3p# to #8p#:*

*Isolate the variable by dividing out 11 from both sides:*

*Final answer as fraction and decimal:*

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