# Math Help - how do you solve this?

1. ## how do you solve this?

3/8 multiplied by x minus 1=4

2. Is $\displaystyle\frac{3}{8}x-1=4$ or $\displaystyle\frac{3}{8}(x-1)=4$ ?

3. its the first one you wrote

4. Multiply by 8:
$3x-8=32$
Can you continue?

5. yeah thanks!