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Solve the equation. Leave answer in simplest radical form.

n^2-2n+1=5

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    n^2-2n-4=0
    a=1 b=-2 c=-4

    then use quadratic formula
    x=(-b+sqrt(b^2-4ac))/(2a)
    x=(-b-sqrt(b^2-4ac))/(2a)

    x=1+sqrt(5)
    x=1-sqrt(5)

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