## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$x=±\sqrt{13}i$
$2x^2 + 26 = 0$ Subtract $26$ to both sides. $2x^2 + 26-26 = 0-26$ $2x^2 = -26$ Divide both sides $2$. $\frac{2x^2}{2} = \frac{-26}{2}$ $x^2 = -13$ $x=±\sqrt{-13}$ $x=±\sqrt{13}i$