Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 92: 45



Work Step by Step

We need to get m alone. Thus, we cancel out the addition by subtracting 2.4 on both sides. This leaves us with the equation 10m=4.49. In order to cancel out multiplication, we use division, so we divide both sides by 10 to get that m=.449. We plug .449 in for m and confirm that our answer is, indeed, correct.
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