# How do you solve #x^2 +6x +8 =0# using the quadratic formula?

##### 2 Answers

The answers are

#### Explanation:

To start, the quadratic formula is

In this problem,

Plug those values into the quadratic equation to get:

Multiply

Square

Subtract

Solve for

If the

If the

x = -2 or x = -4

#### Explanation:

The quadratic formula looks like

You have...

and your equation...

With that you can do...

Then you substitute what you have into the quadratic formula

When you do that you get...

The '

when you do that you'll get an answer of