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

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

Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Combine and .

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.

Find the common denominator.

Write as a fraction with denominator .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Write as a fraction with denominator .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Combine fractions with similar denominators.

Simplify the expression.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Simplify the expression.

Rewrite as .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Write as a Set of Linear Factors 1/4x-3=1/2x+8