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This equation is somewhat ambiguous. becomes which becomes so therefore, x must be equal to 1 or 0 that's the way I would have done it. This isn't certain though. Can we get clarification?
Originally Posted by acevipa Solve: Isolate the square root: Now square both sides: So x = 0 or x = 5. Always check these in your original equation. I get that only the x = 5 is a solution. -Dan
Originally Posted by mrbuttersworth This equation is somewhat ambiguous. becomes which becomes so therefore, x must be equal to 1 or 0 that's the way I would have done it. This isn't certain though. Can we get clarification? Please note that Make sure you FOIL these out so that you can see how they square. The general rule is -Dan
Originally Posted by acevipa Solve: Before solving equations like this one, we require certain conditions: Hence, we require that Now, by makin' the straightforward calculations we get which is Dan's result. From here or but the answer must lie on (our requirement), so
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