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2x^2 + 8x = 8 need help



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jared86
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\[2x^2 + 8x = 8\]

ProgramGuru
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First bring the 8 to the right hand side.
Now divide both sides by 2
Now solve the quadratic equation

ProgramGuru
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sorry left hand side

jared86
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What is the quadratic equation?

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divide by 2
x^2 + 4x = 4
x^2 + 4x + 4 = 0
x^2 + 2x + 2x + 4 =0
x(x+2) + 2(x+2) = 0
(x+2)^2 = 0
x =  2

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yeah just like @apple_pi showed.

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thanks guys