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natth88
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How do you solve this proportion
2m  1 / 3 = m + 1 / 2
 one year ago
 one year ago
natth88 Group Title
How do you solve this proportion 2m  1 / 3 = m + 1 / 2
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Calcmathlete Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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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natth88 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Would you just use the distributive property
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Calcmathlete Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes. You would distribute the 2 and 3 and then solve for m.
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natth88 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I forgot but would you multiply the 2 x 1 or no
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natth88 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Would it be m = 5
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Calcmathlete Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yup :)
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natth88 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So 5 is right
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Calcmathlete Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\huge \textbf{Yes, m = 5 :)}\]
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natth88 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok cool thanks
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Calcmathlete Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
np :)
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