Multiply each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Rewrite the equation as .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

Solve for x 12/(x-4)=3