# Algebra Examples

Set the denominator in equal to to find where the expression is undefined.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Take the root of both sides of the to eliminate the exponent on the left side.

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

Simplify the right side of the equation.

Rewrite as .

Pull terms out from under the radical.

The absolute value is the distance between a number and zero. The distance between and is .

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

First, use the positive value of the to find the first solution.

Next, use the negative value of the to find the second solution.

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

The domain is all values of that make the expression defined.

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