# 9/16x^2+7.5x=−25?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 8, 2018

By moving the -25 to the left-hand side of the equation, one can factor the formula to get x, which is

#### Explanation:

Based on the fact that 9/16 and 25 have clean square roots (3/4 and 5, respectively) it occurred to me that the equation factored as such:

Using the factored version,

Mar 8, 2018

-20

#### Explanation:

Simply solved the equation by the formula