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

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

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

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

Multiply and .

Multiply and .

Reorder the factors of .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Factor using the AC method.

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.

Combine 6/a-4+a/2