# How do you solve the equation #-x^2-7x=0# by graphing?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 30, 2017

#### Explanation:

If you have graphing software (or a graphing calculator) you should be able to generate the graph for

Here is what it looks line with Socratic's Graph utility:

graph{-x^2-7x [-16.02, 12.45, -1.78, 12.44]}

You can see that the graph crosses the X-axis (that is