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in the given equation find the value of variable m 17m-3/2=5m+14

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    17 m - 3 / 2 = 5 m + 14 Subtract 5 m to both sides

    17 m - 3 / 2 - 5 m = 5 m + 14 - 5 m

    12 m - 3 / 2 = 14 Add 3 / 2 to both sides

    12 m - 3 / 2 + 3 / 2 = 14 + 3 / 2

    12 m = 14 + 3 / 2

    12 m = 28 / 2 + 3 / 2

    12 m = 31 / 2 Divide both sides by 12

    m = ( 31 / 2 ) / 12

    m = 31 / ( 2 * 12 )

    m = 31 / 24

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