# Can anyone help with this one - 1/2x2 = 1/x - 1/2 ?

#### Wilco6a

##### New member
I think I am over thinking this one:

1/2x2 = 1/x - 1/2

#### srmichael

##### Full Member
I think I am over thinking this one:

1/2x2 = 1/x - 1/2
Well, first, is it $$\displaystyle \dfrac{1}{2}x^2 = \dfrac{1}{x}-\dfrac{1}{2} ...or... \dfrac{1}{2x^2} = \dfrac{1}{x}-\dfrac{1}{2}$$

#### Wilco6a

##### New member
Sorry, its the 1st one.

I'm writing on my phone so couldn't show the equation. correctly.

#### srmichael

##### Full Member
So you say you may be overthinking this one. Please share your thoughts with us so we can see if that is the case.