# How do you find the roots of #x^2-x=20#?

##### 2 Answers

See below.

#### Explanation:

We can factor or graph the equation.

Factoring:

So

Graphing:

graph{x^2-x-20 [-4.335, 5.665, -2.06, 2.94]}

We see that the graph intersects the

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, subtract

Because

Now, we solve each term on the right side of the equation to find the roots for this problem:

Solution 1)

Solution 2)

The roots are: