3.6p-p=m-0.4p

Subtract p from 3.6p.

2.6p=m-0.4p

Add 0.4p to both sides of the equation.

2.6p+0.4p=m

Add 2.6p and 0.4p.

3p=m

3p=m

Divide each term in 3p=m by 3.

3p3=m3

Cancel the common factor of 3.

p=m3

Simplify m3.

Multiply by 1.

p=1m3

Factor 3 out of 3.

p=1m3(1)

Separate fractions.

p=13⋅m1

Divide 1 by 3.

p=0.3‾m1

Divide m by 1.

p=0.3‾m

p=0.3‾m

p=0.3‾m

Solve for p 3.6p-p=m-0.4p