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anonymous
 5 years ago
What would be the most logical first step to solve this quadratic equation? (x+5)^2=36
anonymous
 5 years ago
What would be the most logical first step to solve this quadratic equation? (x+5)^2=36

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Root both sides. Noting if y^2 = 36 , then y = ± 6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Of course, if you'd asked ' which would be the most fun first step? ' , then that would be the last on my list.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The most logical (and fast) would be rooting both sides: sqrt((x+5)²)=sqrt(36) x+5 = 6 x = 65 x = 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Martyr, you're wrong.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, God, my bad. x+5 = ±6 then x would be ±1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x actually equals 1 or 11.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can't believe I did it wrong again. So sorry about that. Thanks INewton.
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