# How do you solve 1/4 (x-8) = 3/4x?

Jun 6, 2018

$x = - 4$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{1}{4} \left(x - 8\right) = \frac{3}{4} x$

Multiply both sides by 4
$x - 8 = 3 x$

Move the $x$ to the right side of the equation
$2 x = - 8$

Divide both sides by 2
$x = - 4$