5 times a number is 6 less than the square of that number. Find the negative solution.

Guest Oct 25, 2021

#1**0 **

Let x be the number. Using algebra, we get that:

5x = x^2 - 6

Then from here, you can use the quadratic formula to find x. (or factoring). Therefore, the number is -1

danielyskim1119 Oct 25, 2021