# How do you solve #2x^2 + 18x = 20#?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2017

#### Explanation:

In order to solve this you must factor it.

1. Subtract the 20 to the left side of the equation.

- Divide all by 2 in order to isolate the x^2

- Factor.

You must find 2 numbers that*add*to 9 and*multiply*to -10.

Those two factors would

add them to

- Solve.

#x=-10#

#x=1 #