How do you solve #3m + 8 = 7m + 14#?
The answer is
You have to start by getting all the variables on one side, either side will work. I personally put them on the left side. To do that, you have to use the inverse operations.
So, you have to subtract
Now you have to divide by
But we can simplify and get
And you can move the negative sign to the 3 if you wish so it becomes
Hope this helped!
First, I'll switch the sides. No math yet. We have:
We can subtract
Our next step would be to subtract
Our last step would be to divide both sides by