# How do you solve -3/4(-x+8)=1/2(6x-10)?

May 25, 2017

See below.

#### Explanation:

Let's just clear the fractions by multiplying by $4$ on both sides.

$- 3 \left(- x + 8\right) = 2 \left(6 x - 10\right)$

Distributing,

$3 x - 24 = 12 x - 20$

$- 4 = 9 x$

$x = - \frac{4}{9}$