# How do you solve -x/4=25?

Nov 3, 2016

$x = - 100$

#### Explanation:

Multiple each side by $- 4$ to isolate $x$ and then do the mathematics.

$- 4 \left(- \frac{x}{4}\right) = - 4 \cdot 25$

$\left(- \frac{4}{-} 4\right) x = - 100$

$1 x = - 100$

$x = - 100$