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anonymous
 5 years ago
(5x)^1/2 = x+1 (show steps plz!)
anonymous
 5 years ago
(5x)^1/2 = x+1 (show steps plz!)

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How about I take you through it step by step instead?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, so it's easier if you get rid of the 1/2 exponent, so square both sides.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did that and got 5x= x^2+2x+1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then set everything equal to 0

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0everything after is a blurr

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ummm yeah. i have no idea.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Quadratic formula....

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0all right. so when you factor you're going to get (x+y)(xz)=0 where y and z are numbers, possibly the same number. You know you're going to subtract one of them and add one of them because if you look at the number that has no x's in it (4) you subtract it. Did that much make sense?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can also use the quadratic formula, but I find factoring it easier.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Factoring is easier, but for people who can't do that sort of factoring in their head, the quadratic formula is handy.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or at least it's easier if you understand factoring, which is definitely something you learn by practicing.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that (b)sqrt(b^2)4(a)(c)/ 2(a)?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's true, I completely agree with you, Harwin. Sorry, slow typer apparently!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(b + sqrt(b^2  4ac))/2a and (b  sqrt(b^2  4ac))/2a

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh whoops yeah for got the +

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Anyway, snooozzzzze knows how to get you through it. I'll give the show back to him.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha her, but that's ok. :) Do you want to use the quadractic formula, or try factoring?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so does \[11+\sqrt{73}/8\] sound like its on the right track?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh sorry. English really needs a genderless pronoun other than "it"....

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use the quadractic formula on this equation: 0=x^2+3x4

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh shoot sorry i was looking at another equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's very true. Not sure calling me it would have been better, but in any case it's not a big deal at all. RedCarr: No problem at all. Just try again with the right equation this time.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how about \[3+\sqrt{57}/2\]?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not sure how you got the 57, but it's wrong.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0also, when you do it, make sure that you know that the 2 is over everything, not just the squareroot part.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in place of the 57 would it be 25?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that looks right to me.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, this is what you should get: (−3+5)/2 (−35)/2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0? i meant 4 but why the parenthesis?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because otherwise you'd have written 3+5/2 which would simplify to 3+2.5=0.5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but yes, 4 and 1 is correct.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0except look at your original problem to see if they work.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you have a graphing calc with you? if you do plug in \[3+\sqrt{25}\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because actually only one of them works in that case.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't have a calculator, but I can visualize it.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah only 1 does not the 4

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right, and that's because when we started the problem we squared both sides, which gave us the extra answer.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well when i plugged it in my answer was 2. then i divided that 2 by 2 to get 1 which is the only answer.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry, could you restate that? I'm not really sure what you mean.
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