# How do you solve #x/4 - 4/x=0#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 25, 2018

Work backwards combine like terms and remove the fractions

#### Explanation:

The order of operations is PEMDAS in reverse it is PESADM

Start by removing the parenthesis a / divided symbol acts as a parenthesis so remove the division symbols like this

Dividing out the common terms gives

Work backwards by subtracting 16 from both sides

This gives

Taking the square root of both sides gives

Which gives and imaginary number

Jul 25, 2018

Add

Cross multiply

Square root both sides