anonymous 5 years ago what is the square root of x-16=3 solve for x. WHERE x is a real number

1. amistre64

you need to define the question better

2. anonymous

u mean $\sqrt{x -16}=3 ?$

3. anonymous

yes

4. amistre64

sqrt(9) = 3 soo... x-16 = 9 x = 25

5. mathmagician

]if you mean $\sqrt{x}-16=3$ then x=361 else if $\sqrt{x-16}=3$ then x=25

6. anonymous

THANK YOU SO MUCHHHHH