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anonymous
 5 years ago
need help solving a radical equation!
anonymous
 5 years ago
need help solving a radical equation!

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\sqrt{51+14w}=w+6\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0square both sides: 51 +14 w = w^2 + 12 w + 36 Then bring all the terms to the same side w^22w21 = 0 Then use the quadratic equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops, that should be 15 not 21

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which will then factor. No quadratic formula needed :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you get (w5)(w+3)=0 So w = 5 and 3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much! What exactly was the ^ ? supposed to be the radical sign maybe?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0^ is just used to show something raised to a power.
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