posted by Mbaintu

9m + 45-3=60 What does M equal.

1. bobpursley

M is a number 9m is nine times the number m.

2. Mbaintu

So what does M equal. I'm trying to see if you are smart cause I know the amswer.

3. Ms. Sue

9m + 45-3=60

9m + 42 = 60
9m + 42 - 42 = 60 - 42
9m = 28
m = 18/9
m = 2

You can check it by substituting 2 for m in your original problem.

(9 * 2) + 45 - 3 = 60
18 + 42 = 60

Yep -- it's right!

4. Mbaintu

YOU ARE RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! P.S ARE YOU A TEACHER.

5. Ms. Sue

Both of us are teachers -- with many years of experience.

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