College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.8 - Solving Basic Equations - P.8 Exercises: 57

Answer

$\left\{-\sqrt3, \sqrt3\right\}$

Work Step by Step

Divide $5$ on both sides of the equation to obtain: $x^2=3$ Take the square root of both sides to obtain: $x = \pm \sqrt{3}$ Thus, the solution set of the given equation is $\left\{-\sqrt3, \sqrt3\right\}$.
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