# How do you solve #x^2 - 12x + 80 = 8#?

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#### Explanation:

Given

Subtracting

Using the quadratic formula (see below if you are uncertain of this)

**Quadratic formula**

Given the general quadratic equation in the form:

the solutions are given by the quadratic formula:

#### Explanation:

The equation is of the form

The **Discriminant** is given by:

The solutions are found using the formula