## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

m=-$\frac{5}{2}$ m=0
Original Equation |4m+5|=5 Take 4m+5 and solve 4m+5=5 Subtract 5 from both sides 4m=0 Divide both sides by 4 m=0 Make 4m+5 negative and solve -4m-5=5 Add 5 to both sides -4m=10 Divide both sides by -4 m=-$\frac{5}{2}$