Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.6 Solving Equations - 9.6 Exercises: 60

Answer

$m=40$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $5=\frac{m}{8}$. First, we must rewrite the right side as $\frac{1}{8}m$. Next, multiply both sides by m. $5\times8=40=m=(\frac{1}{8}m\times8)$ Therefore, $m=40$.
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