solve for x

(squareroot of 3 - (squareroot of x + 5)) = 2

**the squaroot of 3 - is also covering the squareroot of x + 5

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- Dec 16th 2008, 08:29 PMneedhelp75calling all X hunters. Is x undefined?
solve for x

(squareroot of 3 - (squareroot of x + 5)) = 2

**the squaroot of 3 - is also covering the squareroot of x + 5 - Dec 16th 2008, 08:33 PMneedhelp75
- 4 = answer?

- Dec 16th 2008, 09:04 PMmr fantastic
- Dec 16th 2008, 09:06 PMneedhelp75
yes that is the correct equation.

I've tried solving for x and got -4 but when i plug back into equation the numbers dont match.

Hence, is this equation undefined? - Dec 16th 2008, 09:07 PMmr fantastic