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Solve for c

A over m = b over c
sorry I can't put them over each other

Hi Steffane,

When I see

A over m = b over c

I want to eliminate the fractions so I first multiply both sides by c to get

c times A over m = b

There is still a fraction remaining so multiply both sides by m to get

cA = mb

Now can you solve for c?

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