Anecia23
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(x^2+2)^1/2 + 8(x^2+2)^1/2 Factor



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collegekids
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dw:1390193162246:dw

Anecia23
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Huh?

alffer1
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First factor out the 1/sqrt(x^2+2).

alffer1
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This should leave you with (1/sqrt(x^2+2))(x^2 + 2 + 8) which simplifies to (x^2+10)/(x^2+2)^1/2

alffer1
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and that is as simple as you can get.

alffer1
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Does that make sense @Anecia23 ?

Anecia23
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I followed through. Put the answer into my online homework and it came up as incorrect.

alffer1
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oh shucks.....let me see....

Anecia23
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Meh, thanks! I've been stuck on it :/

alffer1
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ok yeah I get (x^2 + 10 )/sqrt(x^2+2) and i don't know where to go from there....