# Finite Math 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

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

Step 4

Step 4.1

Multiply by .

Step 4.2

Multiply by .

Step 4.3

Multiply by .

Step 4.4

Multiply by .

Step 5

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Step 6

Step 6.1

Factor out of .

Step 6.1.1

Factor out of .

Step 6.1.2

Factor out of .

Step 6.1.3

Factor out of .

Step 6.2

Multiply by .

Step 6.3

Multiply by .

Step 6.4

Add and .

Step 7

Step 7.1

Move to the left of .

Step 7.2

Move the negative in front of the fraction.