Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 11 - Section 11.2 - Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square - Exercise Set - Page 779: 67



Work Step by Step

$\sqrt {5x-2} = 3$ First square both sides: $(\sqrt {5x-2})^2 = (3)^2$ $5x-2=9$. Bring the two over: $5x=11$. Divide both sides by 5: $x=11/5$.
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