(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Solve for X

2. Relevant equations

x^2 + x + 1 > 2

3. The attempt at a solution

x^{2}+ x - 1 > 0

(x + 2)(x - 1/2) > 0

x > 2

x > 1/2

Wolfram Alpha said that the solutions for X are:

x>1/2 (sqrt(5)-1)

and

x<1/2 (-1-sqrt(5))

what did I do wrong?

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# Homework Help: X^2 + x + 1 > 2

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