Hi, im having problems with a simple equation that looks like this:

After squaring both sides i have: Wich gives:

However, the anser should be 6 and i get 4. Im not sure about what i am doing wrong =/

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- Jul 30th 2008, 07:32 AMJonesSimple equation help
Hi, im having problems with a simple equation that looks like this:

After squaring both sides i have: Wich gives:

However, the anser should be 6 and i get 4. Im not sure about what i am doing wrong =/ - Jul 30th 2008, 08:11 AMSerena's Girl
When you multiplied sqrt(x - 2) and sqrt(x - 5) to each other, you forgot to include the square root sign in the product.

You ended up with a final expression that doesn't include any square root signs so it became inaccurate. - Jul 30th 2008, 08:22 AMChris L T521
- Jul 30th 2008, 08:23 AMJones
- Jul 30th 2008, 08:26 AMChris L T521
- Jul 30th 2008, 08:28 AMJones
Oh, right.

Thank you (Bow)