Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 9 - Roots and Radicals - Chapter 9 Test - Page 431: 23


No solution

Work Step by Step

The left side of the given expression, $ \sqrt{2x-5}=-4 ,$ is a nonnegative number for any real value of $x$. This will never be equal to the negative number on the right. Hence, there is no solution.
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