# SOLUTION: Hello. I am really stuck on my homework and need help. I am trying to solve this quadratic equation by factoring. Can anyone help? Thank you! x^2+4x=12

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic Equations Question 395766: Hello. I am really stuck on my homework and need help. I am trying to solve this quadratic equation by factoring. Can anyone help? Thank you! x^2+4x=12Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi solving the following quadratic equation by factoring x^2+4x = 12 x^2+4x -12 = 0 |must set to zero prior to factoring factoring (x ± __)(x ± __)|Ask ourselves what 2 numbers have a product of 12 and difference or 4 (x+6)(x-2)=0 Note:SUM of the inner product(6x) and the outer product(-2x) = 4x (x+6)=0 x = -6 (x-2)=0 x = 2 ```