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anonymous
 5 years ago
when 36 is subtracted from the square of a number, the result is five times the number. what is the positive solution ?
anonymous
 5 years ago
when 36 is subtracted from the square of a number, the result is five times the number. what is the positive solution ?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0think about it. Call your number x and express the sentence in the form of an equation.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0post what you got here.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be like , x36=5x ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are almost there. are you sure the LHS is x36?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then bring over the 5x to the LHS and you have got yourself a quadratic equation. solve for x. The positive root is your answer.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when i bring the 5x over would the equation be : xsquared5x36?

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes but dont forget the = 0

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and thats not a face I tried to type

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, this is an equation. you always have a LHS and RHS for an equation.

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can see if it is factorable or you can use the quadratic formula

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It is factorable\[x ^{2}5x36=0\]\[(x9)(x+4)=0\] Take it from there and get the solution(s)
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