## anonymous 4 years ago Help! How do I solve this rational equation... 1/2 - 1/ d-2 = d/ 16?

1. anonymous

Subtract the first two fractions,$\frac{ 1 }{ 2 } - \frac{1}{d-2} = \frac{d-4}{2d-4}$Put that equal to the right side$\frac{d-4}{2d-4}=\frac{d}{16}$Cross multiply the numbers and solve for d.

2. anonymous

ohhh okay thank you

3. anonymous

wait how'd you subtract the frac?