# How do you solve #3m + 8 = 7m + 14#?

##### 2 Answers

The answer is

#### Explanation:

You have to start by getting all the variables on one side, either side will work. I personally put them on the left side. To do that, you have to use the inverse operations.

So, you have to subtract

Now you have to divide by

But we can simplify and get

And you can move the negative sign to the 3 if you wish so it becomes

Hope this helped!

#### Explanation:

First, I'll switch the sides. No math yet. We have:

We can subtract

Our next step would be to subtract

Our last step would be to divide both sides by