√(2x - 7) = √(5x - 17)

I need help solving that equation, I keep getting "no solution" , but I am supposed to get a solution.

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- Sep 2nd 2010, 11:32 AMjenbonesHow to solve this equation
√(2x - 7) = √(5x - 17)

I need help solving that equation, I keep getting "no solution" , but I am supposed to get a solution. - Sep 2nd 2010, 11:41 AMbigwavesquare both sides
assume this is $\displaystyle \sqrt{2x-7} = \sqrt{5x-17}$

just square both sides and do the algrebra(Cool) - Sep 2nd 2010, 12:12 PMArchie Meade
- Sep 2nd 2010, 02:04 PMwonderboy1953