# Algebra Examples

Step 1

Step 1.1

Factor out of .

Step 1.2

Cancel the common factors.

Step 1.2.1

Factor out of .

Step 1.2.2

Cancel the common factor.

Step 1.2.3

Rewrite the expression.

Step 2

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Step 3

Combine and .

Step 4

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Step 5

Step 5.1

Multiply by .

Step 5.2

Subtract from .

Step 6

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Step 7

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form: