Add to 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 .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add and .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for b b-5/6=3/8