Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Combine and .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

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

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Move to the left of .

Subtract from .

Since the expression on each side of the equation has the same denominator, the numerators must be equal.

Solve for k k/3=k/6+1/2