# How do you solve x/6=8?

Jan 2, 2017

To solve this problem you multiply each side of the equation by $\textcolor{red}{6}$. See full explanation below.

#### Explanation:

Multiply each side of the equation by $\textcolor{red}{6}$ to solve for $x$ while keeping the equation balanced:

$\frac{x}{6} \times \textcolor{red}{6} = 8 \times \textcolor{red}{6}$

$\frac{x}{\textcolor{red}{\cancel{\textcolor{b l a c k}{6}}}} \times \cancel{\textcolor{red}{6}} = 48$

$x = 48$