# What is x in 12x^2 - (4/squarerootx) = 0?

• September 10th 2009, 01:02 PM
marie7
What is x in 12x^2 - (4/squarerootx) = 0?
What is x in 12x^2 - (4/squarerootx) = 0?
• September 10th 2009, 01:21 PM
e^(i*pi)
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Originally Posted by marie7
What is x in 12x^2 - (4/squarerootx) = 0?

$12x^2 - 4\sqrt{x} = 0$

Divide by 4 for the heck of it

$3x^2 = \sqrt{x}$

$9x^4 = x$
$x(9x^3-1) = 0$
Remember though, because of the square root in the original equation $x \geq 0$