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

$x=24$

#### 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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