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 Question 172800This question is from textbook : I am having a bit of trouble on this equation. here it is if you can please help me: -2k/7=36 my teacher hasnt tought this to us yetThis question is from textbook Found 2 solutions by checkley77, Mathtut:Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Dealing with fractions and equations we need to cross multiply. -2k/7=36/1 The left numerator (-2k) times right denominator (1) equals the right numerator (36) times the left denominator (7). Thus we have: -2k*1=36*7 -2k=252 k=252/-2 k=-126 ans. Proof: -2*-126/7=36 252/7=36 36=36 Answer by Mathtut(3670)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! multiply both sides by 7 : : your left with : dividing both sides by -2 : 252 divided by -2=126