yrivers36
Please help with explanations. I know that I have to square both sides.
sqrt of x =sqrt of x-5) +1
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sqrt(x) =sqrt(x-5) +1
sqrt(x) - 1 = sqrt(x-5)
square both sides:
x - 2sqrtx + 1 = x - 5
-2sqrtx = -6
sqrtx = 3
x = 9
now check this solution if it is a solution..
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i'll explain if you need 'em..
yrivers36
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im confused with x-2sqrt +1=x-5
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ok...
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this is just squaring the left side. the right side should be obvious... maybe?
yrivers36
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yup I got it. had a few numbers in wrong spot
dpaInc
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so are you good to the last line, x = 9? you need to check this...
yrivers36
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I checked and it works
dpaInc
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nevermind. it does work. sorry! :)
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no problem thank you for your help