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# Solve the quadratic equation $-x^2+6x+8=0$

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$x=\frac{6+\sqrt{68}}{2},\:x=\frac{6-\sqrt{68}}{2}$
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$-x^2+6x+8=0$

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For a simpler handling of the equation, change the sign of all terms, multiplying the entire whole by $-1$

$-\left(-1\right)x^2-6x-8=0$

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$-\left(-1\right)x^2-6x-8=0$

Learn how to solve quadratic equations problems step by step online. Solve the quadratic equation -x^2+6x+8=0. For a simpler handling of the equation, change the sign of all terms, multiplying the entire whole by -1. Multiply -1 times -1. To find the roots of a polynomial of the form ax^2+bx+c we use the quadratic formula, where in this case a=1, b=-6 and c=-8. Then substitute the values of the coefficients of the equation in the quadratic formula: \displaystyle x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}. To obtain the two solutions, divide the equation in two equations, one when \pm is positive (+), and another when \pm is negative (-).

$x=\frac{6+\sqrt{68}}{2},\:x=\frac{6-\sqrt{68}}{2}$

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