Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for m 3(m-2)-5=8-2(m-4)