# How do you solve \frac { 1} { 2} x - \frac { 1} { 6} x = 12?

May 13, 2017

$x = 36$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{1}{2} x - \frac{1}{6} x = 12$

Multiplying both the sides by $6$
We Get

$3 x - x = 72$

or

$2 x = 72$

or

$x = \frac{72}{2}$

or

$x = 36$