# SOLUTION: could you help me with this equation its for math league 5x^2=x i started by doing this 5x^2-x=0 then x(5x-1)=0 i think that the answer might be 0 and 1/5 but its not one of the c

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 Question 190627: could you help me with this equation its for math league 5x^2=x i started by doing this 5x^2-x=0 then x(5x-1)=0 i think that the answer might be 0 and 1/5 but its not one of the choices Found 2 solutions by jim_thompson5910, solver91311:Answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Well the solutions to are or . So either the equation is wrong or they want something else (ie you use these solutions to find the real solutions they're looking for). Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! There is no other way to solve this that I know. The roots of your original equation are exactly as you stated, 0 and -- substitute both of them and see. If 0 and do not exist in the choices they gave, then someone made an error and gave the wrong set of choices for this problem. Of course, if one of the choices is 0 and 0.2, then you need to recall that John