# How do you solve 3m - 1 + 4m = 5?

Sep 28, 2014

$3 m - 1 + 4 m = 5$

Now combine the 3m and 4m:

$7 m - 1 = 5$

Adding 1 to both sides ;

$7 m - 1 + 1 = 5 + 1$

$7 m = 6$

$m = \frac{6}{7}$