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what is -6 = 2/3z ?

help please i need help i dont understand and i need help quick thank you

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You want to get to z=, not 2/3 z.

So the first step is to multiply by the inverse (the opposite) of 2/3z, which is 3/2z. 2/3 times 3/2 will give you 1 and that's what you want (1). 1z is the same as z.

The second step is to do the other side of the equation ( in this case the left) what was done to the right side of the equation; which is multiply by 3/2.

When you multiply 3/2 times -6, your answer is -9.  z= -9.

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-6=2/3z First, multiply both sides by 3z in order to get the z out of the denominator.

(3z)(-6)=(2/3z)(3z) this will cancel out the 3z on the bottom of the 2 leaving you with

(3z)(-6)=2 go ahead and simplify both sides which will give you

-18z=2 in order to get the z alone, you will divide both sides by -18