# How do you solve -\frac { 2} { 7} x = - 4?

Mar 25, 2018

$x = - \frac{26}{7}$

#### Explanation:

$- \frac{2}{7} x = - 4$

$x = - 4 + \frac{2}{7}$ $\Leftarrow$ Isolating for x

$x = \frac{\left(- 4\right) \cdot 7}{7} + \frac{2}{7}$ $\Leftarrow$ Find the LCD

$x = \frac{- 28 + 2}{7}$

$x = - \frac{26}{7}$