# Algebra Examples

,

Step 1

Rewrite the equation as .

Step 2

Step 2.1

Divide each term in by .

Step 2.2

Simplify the left side.

Step 2.2.1

Cancel the common factor of .

Step 2.2.1.1

Cancel the common factor.

Step 2.2.1.2

Divide by .

Step 2.3

Simplify the right side.

Step 2.3.1

Divide by .

Step 3

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

Step 4

Step 4.1

Rewrite as .

Step 4.2

Pull terms out from under the radical, assuming positive real numbers.

Step 5

Step 5.1

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

Step 5.2

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Step 5.2.1

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Step 5.2.2

Subtract from .

Step 5.3

Divide each term in by and simplify.

Step 5.3.1

Divide each term in by .

Step 5.3.2

Simplify the left side.

Step 5.3.2.1

Cancel the common factor of .

Step 5.3.2.1.1

Cancel the common factor.

Step 5.3.2.1.2

Divide by .

Step 5.3.3

Simplify the right side.

Step 5.3.3.1

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Step 5.4

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

Step 5.5

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Step 5.5.1

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Step 5.5.2

Subtract from .

Step 5.6

Divide each term in by and simplify.

Step 5.6.1

Divide each term in by .

Step 5.6.2

Simplify the left side.

Step 5.6.2.1

Cancel the common factor of .

Step 5.6.2.1.1

Cancel the common factor.

Step 5.6.2.1.2

Divide by .

Step 5.6.3

Simplify the right side.

Step 5.6.3.1

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Step 5.7

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

Step 6

Step 6.1

The interval does not contain . It is not part of the final solution.

is not on the interval

Step 6.2

The interval contains .