Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.6 Solving Equations - 9.6 Exercises - Page 671: 72



Work Step by Step

We are given the equation $\frac{m}{-5.2}=2.1$. In order to solve, we must first rewrite the left side as $-\frac{1}{5.2}m$. Multiply both sides by -5.2. $(-\frac{1}{5.2}m\times-5.2)=m=2.1\times-5.2=-10.92$ Therefore, $m=-10.92$.
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