# How do you solve 6( x - 1) =18x?

Aug 8, 2016

$x = - \frac{1}{2}$

#### Explanation:

$6 \left(x - 1\right) = 18 x$
or
$x - 1 = \frac{18 x}{6}$
or
$x - 1 = 3 x$
or
$3 x - x = - 1$
or
$2 x = - 1$
or
$x = - \frac{1}{2}$