# Question #e67a5

Feb 1, 2018

$x = 6$

#### Explanation:

First, multiply both sides by $x$ [$x$ must be $\ne 0$] to cancel the $x$ on the fraction side. Then you have

$42 = 7 x$

Next, divide both sides by $7$ to get $x$ alone.

$\frac{42}{7} = \frac{7 x}{7}$

$x = 6$