The solution of a quadratic equation ax^2 + bx + c = 0 is given by `(-b+-sqrt(b^2 - 4ac))/(2a)` .

For the equation x^2 - 8x + 10 = 0, a = 1, b = -8 and c = 10.

The roots of the equation are : `(8 +- sqrt((-8)^2 - 4*1*10))/(2*1)`

= `(8 +- sqrt(64 - 40))/2`

= `(8 +- sqrt 24)/2`

= `4 +- sqrt 6`

**The roots of the equation x^2 - 8x + 10 = 0 are **`4 +- sqrt 6`

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