Posted by **shonye** on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:44am.

Solve for the variable:3(2y+7)^ 2=27

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**JJ**, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 3:58pm
Multiply (2y+7)(2y+7)

It is fine to divide both sides by 3 first, that will make the numbers a little smaller.

You will have (2y+7)(2y+7) = 27

After multiplying, you should have 3 terms = 27.

Subtract the 27 from both sides so that you will have a trinomial = 0. You can then factor to find two different values for x.

Are you okay from here?

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