# Can someone help me solve the following equation by factoring: x^2-15x=-54?

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I looked up the answer to this problem but I need to know how to do it.

I looked up the answer to this problem but I need to know how to do it.

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Mar 1, 2018

Rewite the equation by transposing the 54 to the left side.

What are the factos of 54?

Choose one of the factors where the two numbers can add up to 15 , so that would be 6 and 9

Rewite your original equation

So factors