# Solve the linear equation n/2 - 3n/4 + 5m/6 = 21

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Solve the linear equation

n/2 - 3n/4 + 5m/6 = 21

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n/2 - 3n/4 + 5m/6 = 21

L.C.M. of the denominators, 2, 4, and 6, is 12.

Multiplying both sides by 12, we obtain 6n − 9n + 10n = 252

⇒ 7n = 252

⇒ n = 252/7

⇒ n = 36