A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Kagome_gurl8
 2 years ago
Solve the equation by finding square roots 32x^2=50
Kagome_gurl8
 2 years ago
Solve the equation by finding square roots 32x^2=50

This Question is Closed

surdawi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0start by diving each side by 32

Kagome_gurl8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have and got 2 now i have no idea what to do. The answers are 4/5,4/5 25/16, 25/16 16/25, 16/25 5/4, 5/4

ZeHanz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Try to write everything down step by step. Begin with surdawi's idea:\[32x^2=50 \rightarrow x^2=\frac{ 32 }{ 50 }\]You could now go on and take the root straightwawy, but it is much better to simplify the fraction first!\[x^2=\frac{ 32 }{ 50 }=\frac{ 16 }{ 25 }=\frac{ 4^2 }{ 5^2 }\]Now I think you can see the two numbers that satisfy the equation!

ZeHanz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sorry, typo! I did it upside down :( It is of course:\[x^2=\frac{ 50 }{ 32 }=\frac{ 25 }{ 16 }=\frac{ 5^2 }{ 4^2 }\]

Kagome_gurl8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it is 5/4, 5/4 ?

Kagome_gurl8
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would you mind helping me with another one?
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.