# Solve the following equation and check your result: 3m = 5m - 8/5

**Solution:**

A mathematical equation that represents the relationship between two expressions on either side of the equal sign (=) is a Simple Equation. An equation consists of variables and numerical constants.

3m = 5m - 8/5

⇒ 5m - 3m = 8/5

⇒ 2m = 8/5

Therefore the value of m = 4/5

**ā Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 2

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## Solve the following equation and check your result: 3m = 5m - 8/5

NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths Chapter 2 Exercise 2.3 Question 10

**Summary:**

The solution to the given equation 3m = 5m - 8/5 is m = 4/5

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