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Bananas1234
 one year ago
Solve (8x + 3)^2 = 16
Bananas1234
 one year ago
Solve (8x + 3)^2 = 16

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first lets break this up so we can use the FOIL method. Do you know how to do that?

Bananas1234
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Kinda, but not very well

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well lets break up the left side first. show me what another way to represent that squared.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not quite. we can rewrite this as (8x+3)(8x+3) = 16

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If we take the square root of both sides then we get (8x+3)= 4 That equation is much more simple to solve.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember the square root undoes a square and vise versa.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does that all make sense? If so, great! If not, let me know where you're stuck. If you do understand, post your answer and i will check your work!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yup, that's correct! http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%288x%2B3%29%5E2%3D+16
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