## Algebra 1

$m=-\frac{3}{5}$
$\frac{-3}{m}=\frac{2}{m+1}$ cross multiply $-3(m+1)=2m$ distributive property $-3m-3=2m$ add 3m to both sides $-3m-3+3m=2m+3m$ combine like terms $-3=5m$ divide both sides by 5 $-3\div5=5m\div5$ simplify $-\frac{3}{5}=m$