Start with the given equation.
Notice that the quadratic is in the form of where
, , and
Let's use the quadratic formula to solve for "x":
Start with the quadratic formula
Plug in A = 1, B = 0, and C = - 6
Square 0 to get 0 .
Multiply to get
Add 0 to 114 to get 114
Multiply 2 and 1 to get 2 .
Take the square root of 144 to get 12 .
or Break up the expression.
or Combine like terms.
So the solutions are or