# How do you solve #x^2-4x-1 >0#?

##### 1 Answer

May 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

Factorise the left into the form

Which becomes

Then move the 5 over to the other side.

Which becomes

Then Square root both sides.

Which becomes

Then move the 2 over (

Which gives you your answer

Square roots have two answers: