# How do you solve # x^2+6x-1=0#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 14, 2015

#### Explanation:

Solve

We are going to create a perfect square trinomial on the left side of the equation. A perfect square trinomial has the form

Add the constant term

Divide the coefficient of the

We now have a perfect square trinomial on the left side which can be factored to

Take the square root of both sides.