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Solve each equation and check your solutions. 0.75a = 14.25

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1 of 2To solve multiplication equations with fractions: In multiplication equations, to isolate the unknown we can divide both sides by the coefficient $0.75$ in order to eliminate the coefficient and to solve for the equation.

$\begin{align*} 0.75a&=14.25\\\frac{0.75a}{0.75}&=\frac{14.25}{0.75}\\\bcancel{\frac{0.75a}{0.75}}&=19\\a&=\boxed{19}\end{align*}$

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