Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Use the quadratic formula to find the solutions.

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

Simplify the numerator.

One to any power is one.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Add and .

Rewrite as .

Pull terms out from under the radical, assuming positive real numbers.

Multiply by .

Simplify .

The final answer is the combination of both solutions.

Solve Using the Quadratic Formula 0=2x^2-x-1