# Algebra Examples

Step 1

Write as an equation.

Step 2

Since is on the right side of the equation, switch the sides so it is on the left side of the equation.

Step 3

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Step 4

Divide each term in by .

Simplify the left side.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify the right side.

Simplify each term.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

Step 5

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Reorder terms.

Remove parentheses.