# How do you find the solution to the quadratic equation 36=5x+x^2?

Factorise the quadratic ${x}^{2} + 5 x - 36 = 0$ by splitting the middle term ${x}^{2} + 9 x - 4 x - 36$=0. The factors would be (x+9)(x-4)=0. The solution would be x= -9, 4