Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps - 9.7 Exercises: 45

Answer

$m=6$

Work Step by Step

Step 1. Combine like terms on the right side of the equation. $54=10m-m=(10-1)m=9m$ Step 2. Divide both sides by 9. $\frac{54}{9}=\frac{9m}{9}$ $m=6$
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