Solve the following equations. Be sure to check your answers for any extraneous solutions. Homework Help ✎
You can solve this graphically or algebraically. For either method, it will simplify the task if you add x to both sides first.
2x − 1 = (x − 8)2
2x − 1 = x2 − 16x + 64
0 = x2 − 18x + 65
You can use the Zero Product Property to solve.
Use one of the methods mentioned in part (a).
x = 1