1. ## Algebra problem

Solve: $\sqrt{2x+4}=-1/2 x+7$ could someone help me get the correct quadratic?

2. Originally Posted by ~berserk
Solve: $\sqrt{2x+4}=-1/2 x+7$ could someone help me get the correct quadratic?
Squaring both sides you should end up with

$2x+4=\tfrac{1}{4}x^2-7x+49$

Do you think you can come up with the proper quadratic now?

--Chris