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

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.

Subtract from .

Reorder and .

Subtract from .

To find the LCD of a set of numbers , find the LCM of the denominators.

Calculate the LCM of first two denominators in the list, and .

Find the values of the numerical part of each term. Select the largest one, which in this case is . Multiply them together to get the current total. In this case, the current total is .

Current Total =

Multiply the numeric part of the denominators together.

Current Total =

Multiply the numeric part of the denominators together.

Current Total =

Check each value in the numerical part of each term against the current total. Since the current total is evenly divisible, return it. That is the least common denominator of the numerical part of the fraction.

Multiply each term in by .

Simplify each term.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for x x/5-2/9=x/15