# Solve this equation for a: a ÷ 2 = 4

An equation is a mathematical statement with an 'equal to' symbol between two algebraic expressions that have equal values.

## Answer: The value of a is 8

We will perform mathematical operations on the LHS and the RHS so that the balance is not disturbed.

**Explanation:**

Let's solve the equation for a: a ÷ 2 = 4

a ÷ 2 = 4

a = 4 × 2 (Division changes to Multiplication when it switches its side)

a = 8