# Three-fourths of a number is 7/8. How do you find the number in lowest terms?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 13, 2017

See the enter solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, let's call the number we are looking for

In this problem the word "of" means to multiply or times.

"three fourths of a number is 7/8" can then be rewritten as:

We can now solve for