Divide each term in by .

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify the expression.

Multiply by .

Move to the left of .

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

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify.

Multiply by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

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 .

Add and .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Pull terms out from under the radical.

Multiply by .

Simplify .

The final answer is the combination of both solutions.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for k 4k(k+13)=13