Rewrite the equation as .

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Multiply by .

Move to the left of .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Multiply by .

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

Subtract from .

Consider the form . Find a pair of integers whose product is and whose sum is . In this case, whose product is and whose sum is .

Write the factored form using these integers.

If any individual factor on the left side of the equation is equal to , the entire expression will be equal to .

Set the first factor equal to .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Set the next factor equal to .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

The final solution is all the values that make true.

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