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How do you solve this equation? The answer is suppose to be -0.7 Thanx for you help. Greatly appreciated

-5x\9=7/18

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1. Cross multiply.

-90 x = 63
-10x = 7

One more step. Divide both sides by -10

If you never hear of cross multiplying, this is wnat it means:

If a/b = c/d, then bc = ad

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