Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Absolute Value Equations - Exercise Set: 44

Answer

m=-$\frac{4}{3}$ m=0

Work Step by Step

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=-$\frac{4}{3}$
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