# How do you solve #x^2-7x=5# using the quadratic formula?

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Aug 8, 2015

#### Answer:

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#### Explanation:

Given

Re-writing in standard form:

The general standard form for a quadratic is

The quadratic formula tells us that the solution for an equation in the general form is:

Base on the re-written form of the given equation:

So the solution is