Having some trouble with this problem. I feel like I'm doing it incorrectly. Can someone show me how to do this step by step?

http://www.imathas.com/cgi-bin/mimet...}%2B{10}%3D{7} for http://www.imathas.com/cgi-bin/mimetex.cgi?{x}

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- September 29th 2012, 01:58 PMDasRabbitIsolating a variable with a square root
Having some trouble with this problem. I feel like I'm doing it incorrectly. Can someone show me how to do this step by step?

http://www.imathas.com/cgi-bin/mimet...}%2B{10}%3D{7} for http://www.imathas.com/cgi-bin/mimetex.cgi?{x} - September 29th 2012, 03:15 PMPlatoRe: Isolating a variable with a square root
- September 29th 2012, 03:22 PMSorobanRe: Isolating a variable with a square root
Hello, DasRabbit!

Since you're having trouble with this problem,

. . I thought some baby-steps might be in order.

Quote:

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Subtract 10 from both sides:

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Divide both sides by -3:

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Square both sides:

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Subtract 4 from both sides:

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