Algebra Examples

Solve Using the Square Root Property
Step 1
Simplify .
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Simplify each term.
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Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by .
Rewrite using the commutative property of multiplication.
Simplify each term.
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Multiply by by adding the exponents.
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Move .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Add and .
Step 2
Factor out of .
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Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Factor out of .
Step 3
If any individual factor on the left side of the equation is equal to , the entire expression will be equal to .
Step 4
Set equal to .
Step 5
Set equal to and solve for .
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Set equal to .
Solve for .
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Add to both sides of the equation.
Divide each term in by and simplify.
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Divide each term in by .
Simplify the left side.
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Cancel the common factor of .
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Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Step 6
The final solution is all the values that make true.
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