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Algbrea 2 Math

square root (x-12)^2=

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Parviz F. | Mathematics professor at Community CollegesMathematics professor at Community Colle...
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    √( X - 12 )2 = X -1 2
Nataliya D. | Patient and effective tutor for your most difficult subject.Patient and effective tutor for your mos...
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√(x - 12)2 = ±(x - 12) = | x - 12 |


Calvin K. | Math, Science, and Language TutorMath, Science, and Language Tutor
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With roots, you can write them two ways: the standard √(x-12), or you can also write it as (x-12)^(1/2). So in this case, since the number you have written down is the same as (x-12)^(2/2) it is the same as (x-12)^1.