# How do you solve #2x²-17x=9#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 5, 2016

-1/2 and 9

#### Explanation:

Solving by the new Transforming Method (Socratic Search).

Transformed equation:

Method. Find the 2 real roots of y', then divide them by a = 2.

Since a - b + c = 0, use shortcut. Two real roots are: -1 and

Back to original equation y --> its 2 real roots are: