Hi all,

I need help/directions on how to solve this problem:

http://i45.tinypic.com/208absx.png

Thank you much.

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- February 8th 2010, 02:44 PMjessicagoodeSolve the radical equation
Hi all,

I need help/directions on how to solve this problem:

http://i45.tinypic.com/208absx.png

Thank you much. - February 8th 2010, 02:58 PMQuacky
Just to clarify, do you mean or or ?

- February 8th 2010, 03:01 PMjessicagoode
Oh, sorry, the third one.

The square root of 3x-2 - February 8th 2010, 03:12 PMQuacky
Ok. Here's my attempt:

or

x=2 is a solution for the negative result of http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...d71684ae-1.gif, because when I square root a number, the result could be positive or negative. so square rooting also gives two possible solutions. The reason I bring this up is that otherwise, when checking it does not seem to work. - February 8th 2010, 03:13 PMQuacky
Sorry about the latex errors, I've corrected them now.