Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 10 - Section 10.6 - Radical Equations and Problem Solving - Exercise Set - Page 728: 4



Work Step by Step

$\sqrt (x+1)=5$ Raise the equation to the power of 2: $x+1=25$ $x=24$ Check the solution by substituting x for 24: \sqrt 25=5 5=5 The solution $x=24$ is correct.
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