Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$x=24$
Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $\dfrac{3}{4}x=18$, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{4}{3}\cdot\dfrac{3}{4}x=18\cdot\dfrac{4}{3} \\\\ x=\cancel{3}\cdot6\cdot\dfrac{4}{\cancel{3}} \\\\ x=24 .\end{array}