# How do you solve 15=2m+3?

Nov 1, 2016

$m = 6$

#### Explanation:

Step 1: Subtract 3 from each side of the equation to keep it balanced:

$15 - 3 = 2 m + 3 - 3$

$12 = 2 m$

Step 2: Divide each side of the equation by 2 to solve for $m$:

$\frac{12}{2} = \frac{2 m}{2}$

$6 = m$