# How do you solve -6=x/5?

Nov 15, 2016

$x = - 30$

#### Explanation:

Multiple each side of the equation by $5$ to eliminate the fraction, solve for $x$ and keep the equation balanced:

$- 6 \times 5 = \frac{x}{5} \times 5$

$- 30 \equiv x \times \frac{5}{5}$

$- 30 = x \times 1$

$x = - 30$