Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Move to the left of .

Combine and .

Simplify terms.

Combine fractions with similar denominators.

Add and .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Solve for b -3/5b+7+2/5b=19