Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 - Radical Equations - Exercise Set: 3

Answer

$x=16$

Work Step by Step

$\sqrt x-4=0$ Add 4 to both sides. $\sqrt x-4+4=0+4$ Simplify. $\sqrt x=4$ Square both sides. $(\sqrt x)^2=4^2$ Simplify. $x=16$
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