Use the quadratic formula to find the solutions.

Substitute the values , , and into the quadratic formula and solve for .

Simplify the numerator.

Raise to the power of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Multiply by .

The final answer is the combination of both solutions.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for x x^2+5x+1=0