# Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Mid-Chapter Review - Mixed Review - Page 103: 6

$x=-8$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $-\dfrac{3}{2}x=12$, is \begin{array}{l} \left(-\dfrac{2}{3} \right)\left(-\dfrac{3}{2}x\right)=12\left(-\dfrac{2}{3} \right) \\\\ x=4(-2) \\\\ x=-8 .\end{array}

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