## anonymous one year ago the square root of x+8 is = x-4..

1. zepdrix

$\Large\rm \sqrt{x+8}=x-4$Hey Grace :) Trying to solve this for x?

2. zepdrix

Hmm how bout we square each side?$\Large\rm \left(\sqrt{x+8}\right)^2=\left(x-4\right)^2$$\Large\rm x+8=(x-4)^2$Do you see how that will help us?

3. misty1212

HI!!

4. misty1212

did you get this? there is another way to do it also