How do you solve -5m - 2- 3( m - 1) = 3m - ( 8m - 2) - 7m + 7?

Apr 30, 2018

The answer $m = 4$

Explanation:

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$- 5 m - 2 - 3 \left(m - 1\right) = 3 m - \left(8 m - 2\right) - 7 m + 7$

$- 5 m - 2 - 3 m + 3 = 3 m - 8 m + 2 - 7 m + 7$

$- 8 m + 1 = - 12 m + 9$

$4 m = 8$

$m = 4$