Subtract from both sides of the equation.
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 .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Solve for x x+5/8=-1/4