quick question I have the following

x^2=54x, which I know equals x^2-54x=0

am I correct that I can use the quadratic formula to solve?

Dave

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- May 8th 2012, 12:46 PMdavellew69quadratic formula question
quick question I have the following

x^2=54x, which I know equals x^2-54x=0

am I correct that I can use the quadratic formula to solve?

Dave - May 8th 2012, 12:53 PMBeanRe: quadratic formula question
Sure, but why don't you just factor out the x?

- May 8th 2012, 12:54 PMniarenRe: quadratic formula question
yes, but it is simpler just to write: x(x-54) = 0

- May 8th 2012, 12:57 PMdavellew69Re: quadratic formula question
at the moment I`m still not good at factoring,

- May 8th 2012, 01:15 PMdavellew69Re: quadratic formula question
any pointer on factoring out the x

- May 8th 2012, 06:11 PMKandersonRe: quadratic formula question
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