# How do you solve 2x^2 + 5x =0 by factoring?

Mar 21, 2018

$x = 0$
$x = - \frac{5}{2}$

#### Explanation:

$2 {x}^{2} + 5 = 0$

$x \left(2 x + 5\right) = 0$

therefore...

$x = 0$

and

$2 x + 5 = 0$

$2 x = - 5$

$x = - \frac{5}{2}$