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Solve the equation and write the answer in simplified radical form.

n^2 - 2n + 1 = 5

  • Math -

    (n-1)^2 = 5
    n-1 = ±√5
    n = 1±√5

  • Math -

    n^2 - 2 n - 4 = 0

    n = [ 2 +/- sqrt(4 + 16) ] / 2

    n = [ 2 +/- 2 sqrt 5 ]/2

    n = 1 +/- sqrt 5

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