How do you solve #16/7=m/21#?

1 Answer
Mar 20, 2018

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

Multiply each side of the equation by #color(red)(21)# to solve for #m# while keeping the equation balanced:

#color(red)(21) xx 16/7 = color(red)(21) xx m/21#

#cancel(color(red)(21))color(red)(3) xx 16/color(red)(cancel(color(black)(7))) = cancel(color(red)(21)) xx m/color(red)(cancel(color(black)(21)))#

#color(red)(3) xx 16 = m#

#48 = m#

#m = 48#