# How do you solve 2x = x^2?

Feb 5, 2016

x= 0 , x = 2

#### Explanation:

Since there is a 'squared' term in this equation that means it is a quadratic equation.

collect terms to 1 side and equate to zero.

hence ${x}^{2} - 2 x = 0$

there is a common factor of x → x(x-2) = 0

then x = 0 or x-2 = 0 → x = 2