Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Simplify .

Simplify each term.

Rewrite as .

Expand using the FOIL Method.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Simplify and combine like terms.

Simplify each term.

Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.

Multiply by by adding the exponents.

Move .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Subtract from .

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 result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve Using the Quadratic Formula (2x+3)^2=10