5th grade math
posted by Mbaintu
9m + 453=60 What does M equal.

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

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

Ms. Sue
9m + 453=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! 
Mbaintu
YOU ARE RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! P.S ARE YOU A TEACHER.

Ms. Sue
Both of us are teachers  with many years of experience.
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