# How do you solve #2/7q=-4#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Answer:

q = -14

#### Explanation:

To solve this problem, you need to isolate the variable, which in this case is

I like to think of it like

As you can see, in the Problem, q is stuck on the same side as

What exactly is a reciprocal? Well reciprocals are basically the exact opposite of a fraction, because they are flipped over. See, when you multiply any fraction with its reciprocal, or opposite, then they cancel out and make 1. For example, the fraction