Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 7 - Section 7.6 - Radical Equations - Exercise Set: 5

Answer

no solution

Work Step by Step

Subtract 10 on both sides of the equation to obtain: $\sqrt{3x+7} = 4-10 \\\sqrt{3x+7}=-6$ The principal square root is never negative. The right side of the equation is negative so the equation has no solution.
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