# How do you solve for x: #-3/4 x = 12#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 21, 2016

#### Explanation:

There are a few ways of approaching the question, but they will all give the same answer.

Method 1. We can get rid of the denominator first, and then divide by -3 as a second step.

Method 2: multiply both sides by the reciprocal of

Method 3. Because we have an equation with one fraction o each side, we can cross-multiply,