Subtract from both sides of the equation.

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 each term.

Simplify the numerator.

Factor out of .

Raise to the power of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Move to the left of .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

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

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 .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Subtract from .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

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

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

Solve for y y/12+1/6=y/2-1/4