# How do you solve #x^2 - 3x - 4 = 0# using the quadratic formula?

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#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The quadratic formula is

In a trinomial written in the form

So, in this problem,

Now, we plug all these values into the quadratic formula with the corresponding values:

Now, you have to solve for BOTH solutions:

One solution:

Second solution:

So, the two solutions are