Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-7 Solving Proportions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 128: 43



Work Step by Step

Use the multiplication property since the variable is in the numerator. $\frac{m}{4.5}=\frac{2}{5}$ multiply both sides by 4.5 $\frac{m}{4.5}\times4.5=\frac{2}{5}\times4.5$ simplify $m=\frac{9}{5}$ reduce $m=1\frac{4}{5}$
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