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CompgroupmailBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
correction \[\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }x=1 +\sqrt{x+2}\]
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What you tried yet @Compgroupmail ?
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CompgroupmailBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I tried to bring it to the power by \[\frac{ 1 }{ 4 }x=1+(x+2)\] /is this correct?
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
see (a+b)^2 is NOT equal to a^2 + b^2 only. \[\large{(\frac{1X}{2})^2 = (1 + \sqrt{x2})^2 }\] \[\large{\frac{x^2}{4} = 1 + x2  2\sqrt{x2} }\]
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh wait in your corrected question it is x+2 not x2 so it will be : \[\large{\frac{x} = 1+x2 2\sqrt{x+2}}\]
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\large{\frac{x^2}{4} = 1+x2 2\sqrt{x+2}}\]
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CompgroupmailBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok but I still don't understand how you broke it down to that. Can we go through it step by step?
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh! Sorry I think I confused you, yes why not... so do you know the identity of (a+b)^2 = ?
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right! so in RHS (Right hand side) we have : 1 + sqrt{x+2} , correct?
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CompgroupmailBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
left side of equation \[(\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }x)^2= \frac{ 1 }{ 4 }x\]. Correct?
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CompgroupmailBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right. That is the right hand side. What's next?
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes , so square the right hand side ... that is : \[\large{( \sqrt{x+2}  1 )^2 }\] Can you square that?
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CompgroupmailBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no. Not 100% how to do it. That's what's messing me up.
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SheldonEinsteinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Wait for 1 minute, I am opening google chrome as IE is quite slow
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
add 1 to both sides and square both sides \[(\frac{ x }{ 2 } +1)^2 = x +2\]
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[ \frac{ x^2 }{4 } +x +1 = x+2\]
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CompgroupmailBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ahh. I understand now :) THanks!
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