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X2+5x-6. a=1, b=5, and c=-6 The formula is: -b plus or minus the square root of b squared minus 4ac all over 2a. -b+square root of b2-4ac ---- 2a -5 plus or minus the square root of 5 squared minus 4(1)(-6) -5 plus or minus the square root of 25-4(-6) -5 plus or minus the square root of 25+24 -5 plus or minus the square root of 49 -5 plus or minus 7 Here is where you split into two different answers: Number 1: -5 plus 7= 2 Number 2: -5 minus 7= -12 Your answer is X=2, -12

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