X^2+16x+42=0

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Solution for X^2+16x+42=0 equation:

Simplifying
X2 + 16x + 42 = 0

Reorder the terms:
42 + X2 + 16x = 0

Solving
42 + X2 + 16x = 0

Solving for variable 'X'.

Move all terms containing X to the left, all other terms to the right.

Add '-42' to each side of the equation.
42 + X2 + -42 + 16x = 0 + -42

Reorder the terms:
42 + -42 + X2 + 16x = 0 + -42

Combine like terms: 42 + -42 = 0
0 + X2 + 16x = 0 + -42
X2 + 16x = 0 + -42

Combine like terms: 0 + -42 = -42
X2 + 16x = -42

Add '-16x' to each side of the equation.
X2 + 16x + -16x = -42 + -16x

Combine like terms: 16x + -16x = 0
X2 + 0 = -42 + -16x
X2 = -42 + -16x

Simplifying
X2 = -42 + -16x

Reorder the terms:
42 + X2 + 16x = -42 + -16x + 42 + 16x

Reorder the terms:
42 + X2 + 16x = -42 + 42 + -16x + 16x

Combine like terms: -42 + 42 = 0
42 + X2 + 16x = 0 + -16x + 16x
42 + X2 + 16x = -16x + 16x

Combine like terms: -16x + 16x = 0
42 + X2 + 16x = 0

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