Move to the left side of the equation by adding it to both sides.

Move to the left side of the equation by adding it to both sides.

Use the quadratic formula to find the solutions.

Substitute the values , , and into the quadratic formula and solve for .

Simplify the numerator.

Raise to the power of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply by .

Simplify the numerator.

Raise to the power of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply by .

Change the to .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Simplify the numerator.

Raise to the power of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply by .

Change the to .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

The final answer is the combination of both solutions.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve by Factoring x^2=-7x-7