# How do you solve #1/(3x) -1/2 = 5/(6x)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

The great thing about an equation which has fractions, is that in one easy step we can get rid of the denominators.

Find the LCM (same as the LCD) of the denominators. In this case it is

Multiply each term in the equation by the LCM of

Cancel the denominators:

This simplifies to give: