Posted by lena on .
Solve the following equation:
k2 + 4k = 0
By factoring and By using the quadratic formula
Can someone please help me to understand how to this problem...I do not understand the steps to get the correct answer.
Thanks!!!

algebra 
Ashley,
2k + 4k = 0
First, combine like terms. In this case, the k's:
6k = 0
Simplify by dividing by 6 on both sides:
6k/6 = k
0/6 = 0
So,
k = 0