Interview Question: Another Basic Equation

Sample Question #106 (mathematics – algebra)

Quick: solve x2 + x = 6

(Comment: #105 and #106 are very easy, but a lot of people, even those with Ph.D.s, can’t remember the details of such simple things!)

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One Response to Interview Question: Another Basic Equation

  1. Brett says:

    ANSWER
     
    Easy: rewriting the equation as x2 + x – 6 = 0 and using the quadratic formula, we get x=2 or x=-3.

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