# Need help with algebra, me, i beg you

• i-love-physics
In summary, the individual is seeking help with quadratic equations for an upcoming math exam. They provide two specific questions and ask for assistance in turning them into quadratic equations and finding the value of L. The first question is not a quadratic equation and the second one is solved by factoring L and dividing both sides by a specific value. The individual expresses gratitude for any help.

#### i-love-physics

need help with algebra, please help me, i beg you

hey guys

I have a exam on monday on maths and i am having trouble with quadradic equations.

the 2 questions i am having trouble with are as follows:

L/2 = x +60 how do i turn this into a quadradic equation??

i know the formula for quadradic equations but i can't put 2 and 2 together and i would greatly appreciated if someone could just show me how to do it.

also another question is

-33.34 + L = 0.8334 x L

how do i find out what L is?

For the first, what is L and x? Because it's not a quadratic equation.

for the second
-33.34 + L = 0.8334 x L

Assuming x is multiplication, subtract L from both sides.

-33.34 = .8334*L - L = L*(.8334 - 1) (by factoring L)

So divide both sides by .8334-1 yields your answer

Office_Shredder said:
For the first, what is L and x? Because it's not a quadratic equation.

for the second

-33.34 + L = 0.8334 x L

Assuming x is multiplication, subtract L from both sides.

-33.34 = .8334*L - L = L*(.8334 - 1) (by factoring L)

So divide both sides by .8334-1 yields your answer

thank you kind sir.

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