# Chapter 2 - Functions, Equations, and Graphs - Get Ready! - Page 57: 16

-24

#### Work Step by Step

We can isolate $x$ by diving both sides by 3. We have $\frac{3x}{3}=\frac{-72}{3}$ which is $x=-24$

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