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ArTFis
 3 years ago
How do you solve for x?
square root of 3x + 11 = square root of 6x + 3
ArTFis
 3 years ago
How do you solve for x? square root of 3x + 11 = square root of 6x + 3

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ArTFis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\sqrt{3x+11} = \sqrt{6x+3}\]

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Square both sides to get rid of square roots.

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Then solve like you'd solve a regular equation. Finally, you must check all answers because squaring equations may introduce extraneous solutions.

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4dw:1360474985945:dw

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4dw:1360475018083:dw Now check the solution in the original equation.

ArTFis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I understand. Thank you sir. I'll keep in mind to study and further learn this.

agent0smith
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"you must check all answers because squaring equations may introduce extraneous solutions." particularly important... and it's good to check your work in this manner, even when extraneous solutions aren't possible.

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Good attitude. That's how you learn. You're welcome.
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