## Elementary Algebra

$x = 0, -\frac{5}{2}$
We factor the expression, and then we set each factor equal to zero: $5x = -2x^{2}$ $5x + 2x^{2} = 0$ $x(5+2x) = 0$ First Factor: $x=0$ Second Factor: $5 + 2x = 0$ $2x = -5$ $x = -\frac{5}{2}$