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Josh F.

asked • 06/18/15

solve asap please

Having trouble with 2 questions can you walk me through both? do you just square the radicals?
 
solve
 
√4x-2 = √2x+6
 
and...
 
√2x-1    +2  = √x+2    +3
 
Thanks!

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Casey W.

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Just realized the first problem maybe intended as:
 
(4x-2)^.5 = (2x+6)^.5
 
if this is the case, THEN DEFINITELY SQUARE BOTH SIDES from the very beginning!
 
4x-2 = 2x+6 
2x=8
x=4
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06/18/15

Josh F.

Yup it was your 2nd comment that was correct thanks
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06/18/15

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