Posted by Brandon on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 5:37pm.
Solve: 2y=sqrt(y+4)
I need all of the steps.
I need this ASAP because this assignment is due tomorrow.
Thanks

Algebra 2  Math Nerd, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 6:34pm
What do you want done?? Do you want it solved for y?

Algebra 2  Math Nerd, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 6:40pm
If so, first square both sides, which would leave you:
(2y)(2y)=y+4
FOIL
44y+y^2=y+4
Then subtract 4 and y which would get you
y^25y=0
Factor out the y.
y(y5)=0
y=0 or y=5
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