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

sagnuhh 2021-01-24 Answered
The square of a number is added to two times the number and the sum is 24.
You can still ask an expert for help

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more

Solve your problem for the price of one coffee

  • Available 24/7
  • Math expert for every subject
  • Pay only if we can solve it
Ask Question

Expert Answer

Sally Cresswell
Answered 2021-01-25 Author has 91 answers

Let he number be x.
The question is simply:
X2+2x=24

X2+2x24=0
(x4)(x+6)=0
Therefore x can be either 4 or - 6.

Not exactly what you’re looking for?
Ask My Question

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more

New questions