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# Solve the quadratic equation $x^2-x=6$

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##  Final answer to the problem

$x=3,\:x=-2$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

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Factor the polynomial $x^2-x$. Add and subtract $\left(\frac{b}{2}\right)^2$, replacing $b$ by it's value $-1$

$x^2-x+\frac{1}{4}- \frac{1}{4}=6$

Learn how to solve discriminant of quadratic equation problems step by step online.

$x^2-x+\frac{1}{4}- \frac{1}{4}=6$

Learn how to solve discriminant of quadratic equation problems step by step online. Solve the quadratic equation x^2-x=6. Factor the polynomial x^2-x. Add and subtract \left(\frac{b}{2}\right)^2, replacing b by it's value -1. Now, we can factor x^2+-1x+\frac{1}{4} as a squared binomial of the form \left(x+\frac{b}{2}\right)^2. Multiply the fraction and term in - \frac{1}{2}. Multiply the fraction and term in - \frac{1}{4}.

##  Final answer to the problem

$x=3,\:x=-2$

##  Explore different ways to solve this problem

Solving a math problem using different methods is important because it enhances understanding, encourages critical thinking, allows for multiple solutions, and develops problem-solving strategies. Read more

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###  Main Topic: Discriminant of Quadratic Equation

Quadratic equations are those algebraic equations of the form ax^2+bx+c, where a, b, and c are constant values. The discriminant of a quadratic equation is calculated using the formula D=b^2-4ac, and it helps us to determine how many roots an equation of this type has. When D>0 the equation has two real roots, when D<0 the equation has no real roots, and when D=0 the equation has a repeated real root.