# Solve the Following Equation: (3"X" + 2)/("X" - 6) = -7 - Mathematics

Sum

Solve the following equation:

(3"x" + 2)/("x" - 6) = -7

#### Solution

3x + 2 = -7 (x – 6) (by cross multiplying)
3x + 2 = -7x + 42
3x + 7x = 42 – 2
10x = 40
x = 4

Concept: Solving Linear Inequations
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#### APPEARS IN

Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 14 Linear Equations in one Variable
Exercise 14 (A) | Q 3 | Page 165