Combine and .

Move to the left of .

Combine and .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Combine fractions with similar denominators.

Subtract from .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Subtract from .

Divide by .

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Solve for x 1/2-5/8x=7/8x+7/2