How do you solve #6m - 4m = - 4( 4- 3m ) - 2( 2m - 8)#?
Let's combine like terms on the left, and use the distributive property on the right. We now have
We can combine like terms on the right to get
We already see that this equation has no solutions...two times something cannot be equal to eight times that same something.
Hope this helps!