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4m+9+5m-12= 42



my question is how to get m=5 (the answer) can u show me the steps to do this problem right please because i keep getting 6 ?

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  1. 4m+5m=9m
    and
    9-12 = -3
    so what we have is
    9 m - 3 = 42
    add 3 to both sides
    9 m = 45
    divide both sides by 9
    m = 5

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  2. thank you !

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