# Solve for x: 7 over 8 minus 1 over x equals 3 over 4

## Question: Solve for x: 7 over 8 minus 1 over x equals 3 over 4.

First simplify the above equation by writing it numerically.

## Answer: x = 8

7 over 8 minus 1 over x equals 3 over 4 written mathematically is 7/8 - 1/x = 3/4

## Explanation:

Let's solve the equation

7/8 - 3/4 = 1/x

(7 - 6)/8 = 1/x

1/8 = 1/x

x = 8

### Hence for x: 7 over 8 minus 1 over x equals 3 over 4, x = 8

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