Add to both sides of the equation.

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

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for p p+(-7/8)=53/24