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 .

The final answer is the combination of both solutions.

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