Posted by **Brandon** on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 5:37pm.

Solve: 2-y=sqrt(y+4)

I need all of the steps.

I need this ASAP because this assignment is due tomorrow.

Thanks

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**Math Nerd**, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 6:34pm
What do you want done?? Do you want it solved for y?

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**Math Nerd**, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 6:40pm
If so, first square both sides, which would leave you:

(2-y)(2-y)=y+4

FOIL

4-4y+y^2=y+4

Then subtract 4 and y which would get you

y^2-5y=0

Factor out the y.

y(y-5)=0

y=0 or y=5

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