# How do you solve the rational equation x^2/(x - 4) - 7/(x-4) = 0?

Feb 1, 2016

Everything is already on the same denominator, so we can solve the equation easily.

#### Explanation:

We can eliminate the denominators

${x}^{2}$ - 7 = 0

Factor as a difference of squares:

(x + √7)(x - √7) = 0

x = -√7 and √7