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anonymous

  • one year ago

help medal for answer and owl bucks :) Solve the equation the square root of the quantity x plus 4 minus 3 equals 1 for the variable. Show each step of your solution process.

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  1. phi
    • one year ago
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    can you post this using the equation editor (reading math in words is tough)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[\sqrt{x+4}-3=1\]

  5. phi
    • one year ago
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    can you add 3 to both sides? write + 3 on both sides then simplify what do you get ?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x=21

  7. phi
    • one year ago
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    don't skip steps write +3 on each side, like this \[ \sqrt{x+4}-3+3=1+3 \]

  8. phi
    • one year ago
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    on the right side you have 1+3 that simplifies on the left side notice you have -3 + 3 and that simplifies what do you get after simplifying?

  9. phi
    • one year ago
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    what is 1+ 3?

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    4

  11. phi
    • one year ago
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    and what is -3+3 ?

  12. phi
    • one year ago
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    -3+3 is the same as 3 + -3 or 3-3

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