# How do you solve k/3+3=8?

Oct 30, 2016

$k = 15$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{k}{3}$$+ 3 = 8$

$\frac{k + 3 \cdot 3}{3} = 8$ [taking LCM]

$k + 9 = 8 \cdot 3$

$k + 9 = 24$

$\therefore k = 24 - 9 = 15$