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8-65.

Josue called his father to say that he was almost home. He had traveled 61.5 miles, which was of the way home. Write and solve an equation to calculate the total distance he will travel to get home. Homework Help ✎

Let a variable x represent the total distance to home.

If three fourths of the total distance, x, is 61.5 miles, how can you represent this as an equation?

$\frac{3}{4}\textit{x}=61.5$

What does x equal?