Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Skills Handbook - Solving and Writing Linear Equations - Exercises: 11

Answer

$m=-12$

Work Step by Step

We start with the given equation: $\frac{m}{-3}-3=1$ We multiply by $-3$ on both sides of the equation to clear fractions: $$-3(\frac{m}{-3}-3=1)$$$$m+9=-3$$ We subtract $9$ from both sides of the equation and combine like terms: $$m+9-9=-3-9$$$$m=-12$$
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