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can someone show me how to solve an equation algerbracially

x=sqrtx+10+2

  • Math -algerbra -

    Are you just taking the square root of the x?

    If so:

    x - square root of x = 12

    or is it x = sqrt(x+10) + 2?


    if so: x -sqrt(x+10) = 2

    Square both sides:

    Then solve.

  • Math -algerbra -

    sorry its x=sqrt(x+10)+2

  • Math -algerbra -

    i cannot figure out if x= -6 or +6
    because 4-10 is -6 could you please explain?

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