Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Test: 27

Answer

$m=2$

Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $3m-5=7m-13$. In order to solve, we can subtract 3m from both sides. $3m-3m-5=7m-3m-13$ $-5=4m-13$ Add 13 to both sides. $-5+13=4m-13+13$ $8=4m$ Divide both sides by 4. $\frac{8}{4}=\frac{4m}{4}$ Therefore, $m=2$.
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