How do you solve x^2=2x?

May 26, 2018

$x = 2 \mathmr{and} 0$

Explanation:

Take $2 x$ from both sides:
${x}^{2} - 2 x = 0$

Now factorise:
$x \left(x - 2\right) = 0$

Eiither $x = 0 \mathmr{and} x - 2 = 0$

$x = 0 \mathmr{and} 2$