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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve the equation.
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve the equation.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[3^{1/2} + 5^{1/4} 2 =0\]

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1where is the variable?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oops, sorrry. It's \[3x^{1/2} + 5x^{1/4}  2=0\]

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if we let y = x^(1/4) then x^(1/2) = y^2 so we need to solve 3y^2 + 5y  2 = 0

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you solve that / It will factor

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. I understand. Doesn't that get you 1/3 and 2, but the 2 goes away?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1solution is 1/3 and  2 yes

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we have x^(1/4) = 1/3 which is easy to solve x^(1/4) = 2 has no real solutions

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you tell me how to solve it?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x^(1/4) = 1/3 take 4th power of each side x = (1/3)^4 = ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Makes sense. Thanks so much!
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