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 Question from tiya, a student: hello, i want to know how to solve this question. m/6+2n/3=6 -m/10=2n/5=2

Hi Tiya,

I would eliminate the fractions, for example with the first equation if you multiply both sides by 6 you get

$6 \times \left( \frac{m}{6} + \frac{2n}{3} \right) = 6 \times 6$

or

$m + 4n = 36.$

Now eliminate the fractions in the second equation and then solve for $m$ and $n.$

Penny

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