2=m2-7

Rewrite the equation as m2-7=2.

m2-7=2

Add 7 to both sides of the equation.

m2=2+7

Add 2 and 7.

m2=9

m2=9

Multiply both sides of the equation by 2.

2⋅m2=2⋅9

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2⋅m2=2⋅9

Rewrite the expression.

m=2⋅9

m=2⋅9

Multiply 2 by 9.

m=18

m=18

Solve for m 2=m/2-7