How do you combine (8-4m) - (m-2)?

Apr 30, 2015

The answer is $- 5 m + 6$.

Since the terms inside the parentheses are simplified as much as possible, you can remove them.

$8 - 4 m - m - 2$

Group like terms.

$- 4 m - m + 8 - 2$

$- 5 m + 6$