# How do you solve  9 = sqrt(3x)?

Mar 31, 2018

$x = 27$

#### Explanation:

$9 = \sqrt{3 x}$

Square both sides,

$81 = 3 x$

Divide both sides by $3$,

$x = 27$

Aug 10, 2018

$x = 27$

#### Explanation:

To get rid of the radical, we can square both sides to get

$3 x = 81$

To completely isolate the $x$ term, we can divide both sides by $3$ to get

$x = 27$

Hope this helps!