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 .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Apply the distributive property.

Move to the left of .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Remove parentheses.

Multiply by .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for t (t+2)/2-1/4=1