# How do you solve x^2 = 6x by factoring?

Aug 6, 2015

$x = 0$ or $x = 6$

#### Explanation:

${x}^{2} = 6 x$

$\rightarrow {x}^{2} - 6 x = 0$

Factoring:
$\rightarrow x \left(x - 6\right) = 0$

$\Rightarrow x = 0$ or $x - 6 = 0$

$\rightarrow x = 0$ or $x = 6$