Create equivalent expressions in the equation that all have equal bases.
Since the bases are the same, then two expressions are only equal if the exponents are also equal.
Solve for .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Subtract from .
Divide each term in by and simplify.
Divide each term in by .
Simplify the left side.
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Simplify the right side.
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
The result can be shown in multiple forms.