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# Algebra Examples

Step 1

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

Step 2

Rewrite as .

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

Step 3

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.