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Can somebody tell me if this is the right answer. Solve 8 is to 64 as 2 is to x, (x-1)^2=64 (8)^2=64 is

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What does x equal?

Why are you squaring anything?

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Is 64 the right answer yes or no, to the question I put up there.

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x does not equal 64.

8 / 64 = 2 / x

Cross multiply and solve for x.

8x = 128
x = 128/8
x = 16

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