How do you solve #x^2 / (x+3) - 5 / (x+3) = 0# and find any extraneous solutions?
As there are only two fractions - let's move one to the other side.
Then we can cross-multiply..
However if we consider the fraction right at the beginning, we could have arrived at the answer in a much quicker way!
The denominators are equal, so the numerators are equal..