Posted by **larissa** on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 10:56pm.

Solve the equation:

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x +2=5-x +3

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**drwls**, Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 9:31am
illegible symbols

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**drwls**, Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 11:16am
You later posted this as :

sqrt(x) + 2 = sqrt (5-x) + 3

The answers are x = 1 and 4, and depend upon whether you take positive or negative square roots, or one of each.

Look for my derivation in the other place where you posted this.

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