I know I have to multiply by 42, but......lost now......please show work

-7 =m/-42

I know I have to multiply by 42, but......lost now......please show work

-7 =m/-42

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Middletown, CT

Hi Andrea;

-7 =m/-42

To isolate m, you will multiply both sides by -42, which is also (-42/1)...

(-42)(-7)=(m/-42)(-42/1)

(-42)(-7)=(m/-42)

294=m

A negative divided by a negative is positive.

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