11+3(m+3)=2

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

11+3m+3⋅3=2

Multiply 3 by 3.

11+3m+9=2

11+3m+9=2

Add 11 and 9.

3m+20=2

3m+20=2

Subtract 20 from both sides of the equation.

3m=2-20

Subtract 20 from 2.

3m=-18

3m=-18

Divide each term in 3m=-18 by 3.

3m3=-183

Cancel the common factor of 3.

Cancel the common factor.

3m3=-183

Divide m by 1.

m=-183

m=-183

Divide -18 by 3.

m=-6

m=-6

Solve for m 11+3(m+3)=2