Rewrite the equation as .

Divide each term in by .

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

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Take the root of both sides of the to eliminate the exponent on the left side.

Simplify the right side of the equation.

Rewrite as .

Factor the perfect power out of .

Factor the perfect power out of .

Rearrange the fraction .

Pull terms out from under the radical.

Raise to the power of .

Rewrite as .

Multiply by .

Combine and simplify the denominator.

Multiply and .

Raise to the power of .

Raise to the power of .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Add and .

Rewrite as .

Rewrite as .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Combine and .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify.

Combine using the product rule for radicals.

Multiply and .

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

First, use the positive value of the to find the first solution.

Next, use the negative value of the to find the second solution.

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

Solve for f d=16ef^2