# a^2+2a-24=0

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## Solution for a^2+2a-24=0 equation:

Simplifying
a2 + 2a + -24 = 0

Reorder the terms:
-24 + 2a + a2 = 0

Solving
-24 + 2a + a2 = 0

Solving for variable 'a'.

Factor a trinomial.
(-6 + -1a)(4 + -1a) = 0

Subproblem 1Set the factor '(-6 + -1a)' equal to zero and attempt to solve:

Simplifying
-6 + -1a = 0

Solving
-6 + -1a = 0

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

Add '6' to each side of the equation.
-6 + 6 + -1a = 0 + 6

Combine like terms: -6 + 6 = 0
0 + -1a = 0 + 6
-1a = 0 + 6

Combine like terms: 0 + 6 = 6
-1a = 6

Divide each side by '-1'.
a = -6

Simplifying
a = -6
Subproblem 2Set the factor '(4 + -1a)' equal to zero and attempt to solve:

Simplifying
4 + -1a = 0

Solving
4 + -1a = 0

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

Add '-4' to each side of the equation.
4 + -4 + -1a = 0 + -4

Combine like terms: 4 + -4 = 0
0 + -1a = 0 + -4
-1a = 0 + -4

Combine like terms: 0 + -4 = -4
-1a = -4

Divide each side by '-1'.
a = 4

Simplifying
a = 4Solutiona = {-6, 4}`