Rewrite the equation as .

Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Move to the left of .

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

Simplify terms.

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Move to the left of .

Add and .

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Combine and .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for j 1/2=-2/3j+j