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    quadratic 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?

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    Re: quadratic formula question

    Sure, but why don't you just factor out the x?
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    Re: quadratic formula question

    yes, but it is simpler just to write: x(x-54) = 0
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    Re: quadratic formula question

    at the moment I`m still not good at factoring,
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    Re: quadratic formula question

    any pointer on factoring out the x
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    Re: quadratic formula question

    Learn common monomial factoring
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