# Math Help - Quadratic Relations

How would you solve

(1/5)² - 5 = 0

2. Originally Posted by JennRevina
How would you solve

(1/5)² - 5 = 0
uhhh ...

$\left(\frac{1}{5}\right)^2 - 5 \neq 0$

did you miss a variable somewhere?

Here's the question;
(1/5)x² - 5 = 0

Yeah, sorry.

4. multiply by 5 ...

$x^2 - 25 = 0$

can you finish from here?

5. Mhm.
Thanks.
I guess I just wasnt thinking.
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