# Math Help - Solve for x.... x^2 +x -12

1. ## Solve for x.... x^2 +x -12

How would I go about to solve x^2 + x -12

I know you set to 0 and then you get x^2 + x = 12 , but then what?

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4. Originally Posted by nautica17
How would I go about to solve x^2 + x -12

I know you set to 0 and then you get x^2 + x = 12 ... no
solve this quadratic by factoring ...

$x^2 + x - 12 = 0$

factor the left side and use the zero product property to solve