# How do you solve x^2 - 14x = 0?

Apr 24, 2016

The solutions are:
color(blue)(x=0
 color(green)(x=14

#### Explanation:

${x}^{2} - 14 x = 0$

$x$ is common to both terms of the L.H.S:

$\textcolor{b l u e}{x} \textcolor{g r e e n}{\left(x - 14\right)} = 0$

Now, we equate both factors to zero to obtain the solutions:

color(blue)(x=0
 x - 14 = 0 , color(green)(x=14