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If $$\frac{17 + m}{43 + m} = \frac{2}{3}$$, what is the value of m?

A. 17
B. 23
C. 29
D. 35
E. 43

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Bunuel wrote:
If $$\frac{17 + m}{43 + m} = \frac{2}{3}$$, what is the value of m?

A. 17
B. 23
C. 29
D. 35
E. 43

Explanation:

{17+m}/{43+m} = 2/3
3*{17+m} = 2*{43+m}
51 + 3m = 86 + 2m
m=35

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Bunuel wrote:
If $$\frac{17 + m}{43 + m} = \frac{2}{3}$$, what is the value of m?

A. 17
B. 23
C. 29
D. 35
E. 43

Option : D

3(17+m) = 2(43+m)
51-86 = 2m -3m
35 = m
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Can we make this Sub-600 level question?

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