Solve for m 5m+2=m+4

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5m+2=m+4
Move all terms containing m to the left side of the equation.
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Subtract m from both sides of the equation.
5m+2-m=4
Subtract m from 5m.
4m+2=4
4m+2=4
Move all terms not containing m to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 2 from both sides of the equation.
4m=4-2
Subtract 2 from 4.
4m=2
4m=2
Divide each term by 4 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 4m=2 by 4.
4m4=24
Cancel the common factor of 4.
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Cancel the common factor.
4m4=24
Divide m by 1.
m=24
m=24
Cancel the common factor of 2 and 4.
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Factor 2 out of 2.
m=2(1)4
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor 2 out of 4.
m=2⋅12⋅2
Cancel the common factor.
m=2⋅12⋅2
Rewrite the expression.
m=12
m=12
m=12
m=12
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
m=12
Decimal Form:
m=0.5
Solve for m 5m+2=m+4

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