How do you solve m- 5- 3= 20?

Jun 9, 2018

$m = 28$

Explanation:

$m - 5 - 3 = 20$

Keep variable $m$ on left hand side and take the constants on right hand side by applying rules of transposition:

$m = 20 + 5 + 3$

$\implies m = 28$

Jun 9, 2018

$m = 28$

Explanation:

Given: $m - 5 - 3 = 20$.

$\implies m - 8 = 20$

Add $8$ to both sides.

$m = 20 + 8$

$= 28$