The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Remove parentheses.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Simplify each term.

Split the fraction into two fractions.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify .

Simplify each term.

Multiply .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Multiply .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

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.

Add and .

Reorder and .

Add and .

Rewrite in slope-intercept form.

Write in y=mx+b Form (x-2y)/2=(x-1)/4