Combine fractions with similar denominators.

Add and .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Since the expression on each side of the equation has the same denominator, the numerators must be equal.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

Solve for m (5m)/8-6/8+(3m)/8=2/8