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The square of a number is added to two times the number and the sum is 24.

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asked 2021-01-24
The square of a number is added to two times the number and the sum is 24.

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2021-01-25

Let he number be x.
The question is simply:
\(X^{2}+ 2x = 24\)

\(X^{2} + 2x - 24 = 0\)
\((x - 4)(x +6) = 0\)
Therefore x can be either 4 or - 6.

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