# How do you solve #x^2-3x=10 #?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 5, 2015

You could use the *quadratic formula*.

#### Explanation:

For a general form quadratic equation

#color(blue)(ax^2 + bx + c = 0)#

you can use the *quadratic formula* to determine its two solutions

#color(blue)(x_(1,2) = (_b +- sqrt(b^2 - 4ac))/(2a)#

Your quadratic looks like this

In your case, you have