# Solve for x 5/16=1/6-7/12x

Rewrite the equation as .
Simplify each term.
Combine and .
Move to the left of .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
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 by .
Multiply and .
Multiply by .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify both sides of the equation.
Simplify .
Cancel the common factor of .
Move the leading negative in into the numerator.
Move the leading negative in into the numerator.
Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Cancel the common factor of .
Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Multiply.
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Simplify .
Cancel the common factor of .
Move the leading negative in into the numerator.
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Rewrite as .
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
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Solve for x 5/16=1/6-7/12x

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