# How do you solve 8x-(3x+5)=6x-19  using the quadratic formula?

Jun 9, 2018

It's not a quadratic but a linear equation.

#### Explanation:

It's a linear equation and quadratic formula cannot be applied.

$8 x - 3 x - 5 = 6 x - 19$

$8 x - 3 x - 6 x = 5 - 19$

$x = 14$