# How do you solve for y in \frac{3}{4} = - \frac{1}{2} \cdot y?

Sep 28, 2014

$\frac{3}{4} = - \frac{1}{2} \left(y\right)$

cross multiplying we get;

$3 \cdot 2 = - y \cdot 4$

$6 = - 4 y$

dividing both sides by $- 4$

$\frac{6}{-} 4 = \frac{- 4 y}{-} 4$

$y = - \frac{3}{2}$