Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Combine and .

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 .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Raise to the power of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Move to the left of .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

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

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Move to the left of .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Since the expression on each side of the equation has the same denominator, the numerators must be equal.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for x 5/8x+1/16x=9/16+x