Solve by Factoring 5x^2=20

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Move to the left side of the equation by subtracting it from both sides.
Factor out of .
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Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Rewrite as .
Factor.
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Since both terms are perfect squares, factor using the difference of squares formula, where and .
Remove unnecessary parentheses.
Divide each term in by .
Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Divide by .
If any individual factor on the left side of the equation is equal to , the entire expression will be equal to .
Set the first factor equal to and solve.
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Set the first factor equal to .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Set the next factor equal to and solve.
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Set the next factor equal to .
Add to both sides of the equation.
The final solution is all the values that make true.
Solve by Factoring 5x^2=20

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