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Kkiya
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how do you solve 8(3m+5)=2m-4?

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Success123

8(3m+5)=2m-424m +40 = 2m-4 => 24m + 40 -2m +4 =0 =>22m +44 =0 =>22m = -44 =>m= -44/22 =>m = -2  hope it helps!!

Lucy68

8(3m + 5) = 2m - 4 First, expand. / Your problem should look like: 24m + 40 = 2m - 4 Second, subtract 2m from both sides. / Your problem should look like: 24m + 40 - 2m = -4 Third, simplify 24m + 40 - 2m to 22m + 40. / Your problem should look like: 22m + 40 = -4 Fourth, subtract 40 from both sides. / Your problem should look like: 22m = -4 - 40 Fifth, simplify -4 - 40 to -44. / Your problem should look like: 22m = -44 Sixth, divide both sides by 22. / Your problem should look like: m = [latex]-\frac{44}{22} [/latex] Seventh, simplify [latex] \frac{44}{22} [/latex] to 2. / Your problem should look like: m = -2 Answer: m = -2

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