## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

x = $\frac{27}{2}$
$\frac{2}{3}x$ = 9 Multiply each side by the reciprocal of the coefficient, $\frac{3}{2}$: $\frac{3}{2}(\frac{2}{3}x)$ = 9($\frac{3}{2}$) x = $\frac{27}{2}$