natth88
How do you solve this proportion
2m  1 / 3 = m + 1 / 2



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You would cross multiply.
\[\frac{2m  1}{3} = \frac{m + 1}{2} \implies 2(2m  1) = 3(m + 1)\]Can you solve from here?

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Would you just use the distributive property

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Yes. You would distribute the 2 and 3 and then solve for m.

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I forgot but would you multiply the 2 x 1 or no

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Would it be m = 5

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Yup :)

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So 5 is right

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\[\huge \textbf{Yes, m = 5 :)}\]

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Ok cool thanks

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np :)