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The square of a number is 3 less than four times the number. Which values could be the number?

 Sep 1, 2023
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x = the number 

x^2 = 4x - 3      re-arrange

x^2 - 4x + 3 = 0     factor   ( or use Quadrtatic Formula) 

(x-1)(x-3) = 0       shows x = 1  or 3  

 Sep 1, 2023

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