# How do you solve #x^2-18x=-32#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 29, 2017

Start by turning it into a quadratic equation in standard form...

#### Explanation:

...by adding 32 to both sides. You then have:

And then you might be able to factor it directly. By noting that

...so then you can see that if x = 2 or x = 16, then the equation is true.