# How do you solve #2x ^ { 2} - 13x + 18- ( x - 2) ^ { 2}#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 7, 2017

If we presume that the equation equals zero, then:

#### Explanation:

We first expand the term

We now open the brackets, changing the signs appropriately.

Group all like terms with their preceding signs and then simplify.

Factorise.

If we presume that the equation equals zero, then: