## Algebra 1

Add $\frac{1}{2}$ to both sides to isolate the variable.
$m-\frac{1}{2}\lt\frac{3}{8}$ $m-\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{2}\lt\frac{3}{8}+\frac{1}{2}$ $m-\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{2}\lt\frac{3}{8}+\frac{4}{8}$ $m\lt\frac{7}{8}$