# How do you factor and solve x^2+5x-2=0?

$x = - \frac{5}{2} + \frac{\sqrt{33}}{2}$ and $x = - \frac{5}{2} - \frac{\sqrt{33}}{2}$
Use quadratic formula: $x = \frac{- b + \sqrt{{b}^{2} - 4 \cdot a \cdot c}}{2 \cdot a}$ and x = (-b - sqrt(b^2-4*a*c))/{2*a}; where a = 1, b = 5; c = -2.