Posted by emm on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 7:50pm.
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, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 7:57pm
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, Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 8:00pm
okay thanks! I understand now.
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