## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

m=-$\frac{4}{3}$ m=0
Original Equation |2+3m|-9=-7 Add 9 to both sides |2+3m|=2 Take 2+3m and solve 2+3m=2 Subtract 2 from both sides 3m=0 Divide both sides by 3 m=0 Make 2+3m negative and solve -2-3m=2 Add 2 to both sdies -3m=4 Divide both sides by -3 m=-$\frac{4}{3}$