# How do you solve and check your solutions to -3=d/14?

Feb 9, 2017

$d = - 42$

#### Explanation:

$- 3 = \frac{d}{14}$

Multiply all terms in the equation by 14 to remove the denominator

$- 42 = d$

$d = - 42$

To check the solution, substitute -42 into the equation:

$- 3 = \frac{d}{14}$

$- 3 = - \frac{42}{14}$

$- 3 = - 3$