# SOLUTION: what is negative 3 over 5 multiplied by a number equal to 30

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 Question 236395: what is negative 3 over 5 multiplied by a number equal to 30Found 2 solutions by Theo, checkley77:Answer by Theo(3556)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!-3/5 * x = 30 multiply both sides by 5 to get: -3*x = 30*5 divide both sides by -3 to get: x = 30*5/(-3) solve for x to get: x = -50 answer should be x = -50 plug into original equation to get: -3/5 * x = 30 becomes: -3/5 * -50 = 30 simplify to get: -3 * -10 = 30 simplify further to get: 30 = 30 answer of -50 looks good. Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!-3/5*X=30 -3X/5=30 -3X=5*30 -3X=150 X=150/-3 X=-50 ANS. PROOF: -3/5*-50=30 150/5=30 30=30