College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Radical Equations; Equations Quadratic in Form; Factorable Equations - 1.4 Assess Your Understanding: 12

Answer

no real solution

Work Step by Step

Note that for any nonnegative real number $a$, $\sqrt{a} \ge 0$. The square root of a number is never negative. Thus, the given equation has no solution.
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