Move to the left side of the equation by subtracting it from both sides.

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Combine fractions with similar denominators.

Simplify the expression.

Add and .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

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

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

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply and .

Reorder the factors of .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Simplify with factoring out.

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Simplify the expression.

Rewrite as .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Combine fractions with similar denominators.

Add and .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

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

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

Multiply and .

Multiply and .

Reorder the factors of .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Simplify the expression.

Rewrite as .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Finding the LCD of a list of values is the same as finding the LCM of the denominators of those values.

The LCM is the smallest positive number that all of the numbers divide into evenly.

1. List the prime factors of each number.

2. Multiply each factor the greatest number of times it occurs in either number.

Since has no factors besides and .

is a prime number

The number is not a prime number because it only has one positive factor, which is itself.

Not prime

The LCM of is the result of multiplying all prime factors the greatest number of times they occur in either number.

The factor for is itself.

occurs time.

The LCM of is the result of multiplying all factors the greatest number of times they occur in either term.

The Least Common Multiple of some numbers is the smallest number that the numbers are factors of.

Multiply each term in by in order to remove all the denominators from the equation.

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Simplify .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

Solve by Factoring 24/(2x-6)+1/(x-3)=13/2