Solve each equation. 5=frac{p}{4}

Solve each equation. $5=\frac{p}{4}$
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To solve an equation for a variable, you need to use inverse operations to isolate the variable.
For the equation $5=\frac{p}{4},$ p is being divided by 4.
To isolate p, you must then use the inverse operation of dividing by 4, which is multiplying by 4.
Multiplying both sides of the equation by 4 then gives:
$5=\frac{p}{4}$ Given equation.
$4×5=\frac{p}{4}$ Multiply both sides by 4.
$20=p$ Simplify
The solution of the equation is then p=4.