# How do you find the sum of the roots of: x^2-5x+12=0?

$5$

#### Explanation:

The sum of roots of given quadratic equation: ${x}^{2} - 5 x + 12 = 0$ is given as

-\frac{\text{coefficient of} \ x}{\text{coefficient of }\ x^2

$= - \setminus \frac{\left(- 5\right)}{1}$

$= 5$