Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 57

Answer

m=-8

Work Step by Step

Original equation $\frac{m-4}{3}$-$\frac{3m-1}{5}$=1 Multiply through by 15 5(m-4)-3(3m-1)=15 Distribute 5m-20-9m+3=15 Combine like terms -4m-17=15 Add 17 to both sides -4m=32 Divide both sides by -4 m=-8
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