How do you solve x^2+2x=0?

Dec 14, 2016

Answer:

$x = 0$ and $x = - 2$

Explanation:

You can factor ${x}^{2} + 2 x = 0$ as:

$x \left(x + 2\right) = 0$

Now, we can solve each term for $0$:

$x = 0$ - no other work needed,

and

$x + 2 = 0$

$x + 2 - 2 = 0 - 2$

$x + 0 = - 2$

$x = - 2$