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  • 4 years ago

Solve (5x-4)^1/2=6

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  1. anonymous
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    Square both sides, solve for x

  2. anonymous
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    \[(\sqrt{5x-4})^2=6^2\]

  3. anonymous
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    My options are x=2, x=4, x=8, or none of the above

  4. anonymous
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    What is the squart root of a number squared?

  5. anonymous
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    idkk ?

  6. anonymous
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    \[(\sqrt{x})^2=x\]

  7. anonymous
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    Use that rule to solve for x in your equation

  8. anonymous
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    There is no sqrt in this

  9. anonymous
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    x^(1/2)=\[\sqrt{x}\]

  10. anonymous
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    So none of the above

  11. anonymous
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    I'm trying to explain.

  12. anonymous
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    Do you understand that x^(1/2) is the sqrt of x?

  13. anonymous
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    yes

  14. anonymous
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    So there is a sqrt in this problem, then...

  15. anonymous
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    look at my first response, can you figure that out?

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