How do you solve 5(m-2)-4(m+3)=0?

Dec 2, 2015

color(blue)(m = 22

Explanation:

$5 \left(m - 2\right) - 4 \left(m + 3\right) = 0$

$5 \cdot \left(m\right) + 5 \cdot \left(- 2\right) - 4 \cdot \left(m\right) + \left(- 4\right) \cdot 3 = 0$

$5 m - 10 - 4 m - 12 = 0$

$5 m - 4 m - 10 - 12 = 0$

$m - 22 = 0$

color(blue)(m = 22