Posted by emm on .
If (x+2)² = 25 and x > 0, what is the value of x?
I have no idea what to put for x, if someone could please show me the steps ?

Algebra 
bobpursley,
what is the square root of each side?
(x+2)=+ 5
so x can be one of two values. Do first with +5, then do with 5.
I get 7, and 3 
Algebra 
emm,
okay thanks! I understand now.