# How do you solve #-3x^2+26x=16#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 13, 2017

The roots of the quadratic are 0.67 and 8

#### Explanation:

Start by rearranging the equation into the standard form

Using the quadratic formula

substitute in the values from the equation

Simplifying

Using the positive discriminant (+22) the root is 0.67

Using the negative discriminant (-22), the root is 8