$\displaystyle 2^{2x} +2^{x+2} -12=0$ They want you to solve the eqation.

since it's a subtraction you divide. I multiplied 2x(x+2) and got $\displaystyle 2x^2frac/-12$

$\displaystyle 2x^2/12=0$

I don't think I'm even close, but am not sure how to go from here.

Thanks

Jason