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 Question from Colleen, a student: 6(M-1/9)=55/12

Hi Colleen,

I would start by multiplying out the left side to get

$6 M - \frac69 = \frac{55}{12}.$

You can simplify the fraction $\large \frac69$ to get $\large \frac23$ so the equation becomes

$6 M - \frac23 = \frac{55}{12}.$

Now if you multiply both sides of the equation by $12$ and simplify you will have eliminated the fractions.

Can you complete the problem from here? Write back if you need more help,
Penny

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