# How do you solve #x^2 = x + 2 #?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 26, 2016

#### Explanation:

It is a quadratic equation, so make it equal to 0.

Find factors of 2 which subtract to give 1.

As 2 is a prime number it only has factors 2 and 1.

The signs will be different, there must be more negatives.

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