# Algebra Examples

Step 1

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Step 2

Step 2.1

Divide each term in by .

Step 2.2

Simplify the left side.

Step 2.2.1

Cancel the common factor of .

Step 2.2.1.1

Cancel the common factor.

Step 2.2.1.2

Divide by .

Step 2.3

Simplify the right side.

Step 2.3.1

Simplify each term.

Step 2.3.1.1

Divide by .

Step 2.3.1.2

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

Step 3

To rewrite as a function of , write the equation so that is by itself on one side of the equal sign and an expression involving only is on the other side.