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

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Calcmathlete
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You would cross multiply. \[\frac{2m  1}{3} = \frac{m + 1}{2} \implies 2(2m  1) = 3(m + 1)\]Can you solve from here?

natth88
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would you just use the distributive property

Calcmathlete
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes. You would distribute the 2 and 3 and then solve for m.

natth88
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I forgot but would you multiply the 2 x 1 or no

Calcmathlete
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\huge \textbf{Yes, m = 5 :)}\]
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