# How do you evaluate 5m² - 29 If m = 2?

Dec 15, 2015

The answer is $- 9$.

#### Explanation:

$m = 2$

Substitute $2$ for $m$ in the equation.

$5 {m}^{2} - 29$

$5 {\left(2\right)}^{2} - 29$

Simplify.

$5 \left(4\right) - 29$

$20 - 29$

Simply.

$- 9$