While working on some physics exercises today, I got stuck on an algebra problem. A simplified version would look something like this: Anyone have a neat little trick for this type of problem?
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Originally Posted by TwoPlusTwo While working on some physics exercises today, I got stuck on an algebra problem. A simplified version would look something like this: Anyone have a neat little trick for this type of problem? Write it as: And then square both sides.
Subtract [tex]x^2[tex] from both sides to give You can now square both sides but check for extraneous solutions by subbing back into your equation. Also note that off topic: Liking the sig Ithaka
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