I don't know how to do it so I am wondering if any of y'all could help..?

Hi Bri;

I agree with Michael. However, today, as I was working on these answers, another Wyzant explained that sometimes he, as insructor, wants an attempted resolution with the conclusion of "no solution".

Let's resolve...

x - 3/2 = x + 8/6

The x on each side cancels...

- 3/2 = 8/6

Let's be certain these are not equal.

2 and 6 are denominators (divisors). Let's multiply both sides by 6...

6(- 3/2)=6(8/6)

-9=8

No solution.