Posted by **oscar** on Friday, November 20, 2009 at 6:18am.

Hi. Im trying to figure out how to solve an equation for x. The equation is y=2(x-3)^2. If I were to work this out, I would have come up with the answer x=sqrt y/2 +3 but the answer is actually x=sqrt 2y/2 +3. I can't work out where the extra 2 has come from.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra - I've been trying to figure out this equation for over an hour but all ...
- some algebra help (radicals) - I hope I am writing this down right.. I am trying...
- Substitution Method-Plz help - Use the Substitution method to solve the system ...
- physics - Okay, I have an example problem that I'm trying to solve that comes ...
- math - first was w=Cr^-2 solve for r I came up with r=sqrt of C/w Now I have ...
- calc - limits - I have been trying to figure out these limit problems and I get ...
- Physical chemistry - help! I am trying to figure out how to convert from ...
- math - what would the answer come out the be if you rationlized this equation: ...
- Solving for x - ((2X-14Cos45)/(49+X^2-14XCos45))+0.3536 = 0 Solve to find the ...
- Calculus (Please check my work!) - Suppose that y = f(x) = x^2 - 4x + 4. Then on...

More Related Questions