# How do you solve #3( m + 8) - 5m > - 2#?

##### 1 Answer

May 2, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"distribute parenthesis"#

#3m+24-5m> -2#

#rArr-2m+24> -2#

#"subtract 24 from both sides"#

#-2mcancel(+24)cancel(-24)> -2-24#

#rArr-2m> -26#

#"divide both sides by "-2#

#color(blue)"remember to reverse the inequality sign"#

#rArrm< 13" is the solution"#

#m in(-oo,13)larrcolor(blue)"in interval notation"#