Algebra Examples

Step 1
Add and .
Step 2
Remove the absolute value term. This creates a on the right side of the equation because .
Step 3
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
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First, use the positive value of the to find the first solution.
Divide each term in by and simplify.
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Divide each term in by .
Simplify the left side.
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Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Next, use the negative value of the to find the second solution.
Divide each term in by and simplify.
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Divide each term in by .
Simplify the left side.
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Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Simplify the right side.
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Move the negative in front of the fraction.
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
Step 4
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
Decimal Form:
Mixed Number Form:
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