# Algebra Examples

Step 1

Set equal to .

Step 2

Step 2.1

Use the quadratic formula to find the solutions.

Step 2.2

Substitute the values , , and into the quadratic formula and solve for .

Step 2.3

Simplify.

Step 2.3.1

Simplify the numerator.

Step 2.3.1.1

Raise to the power of .

Step 2.3.1.2

Multiply .

Step 2.3.1.2.1

Multiply by .

Step 2.3.1.2.2

Multiply by .

Step 2.3.1.3

Add and .

Step 2.3.1.4

Rewrite as .

Step 2.3.1.4.1

Factor out of .

Step 2.3.1.4.2

Rewrite as .

Step 2.3.1.5

Pull terms out from under the radical.

Step 2.3.2

Multiply by .

Step 2.3.3

Simplify .

Step 2.4

The final answer is the combination of both solutions.

Step 3

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Step 4