# Math Help - Solve For X

1. ## Solve For X

$2x^2-x=5$

a step by step view would help alot in understanding how to solve other similar equations.

THANKYOU(:

2. ## Re :

Originally Posted by ninjuhtime

$2x^2-x=5$

a step by step view would help alot in understanding how to solve other similar equations.

THANKYOU(:
$2x^2-x-5=0$
you will have to use the quadratic formula .
where a = 2 , b= -1 , c = -5

3. so it would be:

1 ± √41
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4

right?

thankyou for the tip(:

4. ## Re :

yea , u r right