# Pre-Algebra Examples

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Divide each term in by .

Simplify the left side of the by cancelling the common factors.

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Factor out of .

Move the negative one from the denominator of .

Simplify the expression.

Multiply by .

Rewrite as .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.