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# If 2x^2 + 4x - 5 = x^2 + 2x + x^2 + 5, then x^2 =

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If $$2x^2 + 4x - 5 = x^2 + 2x + x^2 + 5$$, then $$x^2 =$$

A. 0
B. 4
C. 10
D. 25
E. 100

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11 Oct 2018, 05:17
Answer is D. Solving simple equation after cancelling x^2
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11 Oct 2018, 07:34
pushpitkc wrote:
If $$2x^2 + 4x - 5 = x^2 + 2x + x^2 + 5$$, then $$x^2 =$$

A. 0
B. 4
C. 10
D. 25
E. 100

$$2x^2 + 4x - 5 = x^2 + 2x + x^2 + 5$$

Or, $$2x^2 + 4x - 5 = 2x^2 + 2x + 5$$

Or, $$2x = 10$$

So, $$x = 5$$ ; Thus, $$x^2 = 25$$ Answer must be (D)
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