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

Dec 19, 2017

$x = 30$

#### Explanation:

$6 - \left(\frac{1}{3}\right) x = - 4$

Simplifying:

$6 - \frac{x}{3} = - 4$

Subtracting $6$ from both sides:

$- \frac{x}{3} = - 10$

Multiplying both sides by $- 3$ to isolate x:

$\therefore x = 30$