# How do you solve x-5/8= 7/8?

Take $- \frac{5}{8}$ to the right changing its sign:
$x = \frac{5}{8} + \frac{7}{8}$ now add the two fractions:
$x = \frac{12}{8} =$ divide by $4$ top and bottom to get:$x = \frac{3}{2}$