Subtract from both sides of the equation.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

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 .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply each term in by .

Multiply .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify .

Multiply .

Combine and .

Multiply by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for x 3/8-x=2/3