5m+63=12

Multiply both sides of the equation by 3.

5m+6=12⋅(3)

Remove parentheses.

5m+6=12⋅(3)

Multiply 12 by 3.

5m+6=36

Subtract 6 from both sides of the equation.

5m=36-6

Subtract 6 from 36.

5m=30

5m=30

Divide each term in 5m=30 by 5.

5m5=305

Cancel the common factor of 5.

Cancel the common factor.

5m5=305

Divide m by 1.

m=305

m=305

Divide 30 by 5.

m=6

m=6

Solve for m (5m+6)/3=12