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