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(y+3)^1/2 = 2y^1/4 this question has me totally stumped

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    What are you supposed to do with it?

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    find what y is equal to

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    Raise both sides to the 4th power.

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    i did that opened parenthesis and got y^2 + 6y + 9 = 2y then y^2 + 4y + 9 = 0 now is where i can confused if i have done anything wrong since technically the answer should be in radical form right?

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    i mean have imaginary numbers

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    |dw:1349227957543:dw|

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    Right! okay that makes everything so much easier thank you. Have a medal for helping me fix all of my homework.

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    yw

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