# How do you solve 5/8m-3/8=1/2m+7/8?

May 18, 2017

See below.

#### Explanation:

To clear the fractions, let's multiply by the least common multiple, or in this case, $8$.

$5 m - 3 = 4 m + 7$

Grouping like terms, we find that

$m = 10$