#### rolandson

##### Dr. Stratster

You're doing what I did....just looking at it and say..."oh yeah... "'m still getting x = 1 no matter how I do it.

Spouse hit me with the tease...

"Put it in the form you have seen before" ...

Trust me, it's sexier in Japanese...

My mistake was order of operations.

First, simplify stuff in parentheses

Second, multiplication and division

__from left to right__Last, addition subtraction.