## anonymous 4 years ago x^2 - 8x = 1 What values of x make this true?

1. anonymous

only way to know is to solve..use completing te square method

2. anonymous

well the results you are seeking will essentially be the roots of equation x^2 - 8x -1 = 0 $4\pm \sqrt{17}$

3. anonymous

Oh, OK. Thank you.