Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 3:27pm.

Which of the following equations has the given solution set?

Solution set: Ø

A)-2m + 5 = 2m + 5

B)-2m + 5 = -2m + 5

C)-2m + 5 = -2m - 5

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**drwls**, Friday, March 5, 2010 at 3:31pm
Solve each equation for m and see which gives an answer of zero.

One is an identity with infinite solutions

One is a false statement with no solutions.

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**Anonymous**, Friday, March 5, 2010 at 3:54pm
sorry but do you think you could help me with that

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**drwls**, Friday, March 5, 2010 at 6:40pm
I just did

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**drwls**, Friday, March 5, 2010 at 6:43pm
Rearrange each equation, using normal algebra rules, to solve for m. Only one of the equations will lead to a solution, and it will be m = 0. That is what you are calling "Solution set: Ø "

All the fancy talk about solution sets just makes the question look harder than it really is.

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