### Home > PC > Chapter 9 > Lesson 9.3.5 > Problem 9-162

9-162.

Given that *a* = *x* + *x* in terms of *a*. Homework Help ✎

Multiply each term by *x*.

Move all terms to one side and set equal to 0.

Use the Quadratic Formula.

Simplify.

*ax* = *x*^{2} + 1

*x*^{2} − *ax* + 1 = 0