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    Solve For X

    can you please help me solve for x:

    2x^2-x=5

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

    THANKYOU(:
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    Re :

    Quote Originally Posted by ninjuhtime View Post
    can you please help me solve for x:

    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
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    so it would be:

    1 √41
    ------------
    4

    right?

    thankyou for the tip(:
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    Re :

    yea , u r right
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