I need help with this math problem. I know the answer is -8 and -2 I just don't know the steps to get there. If you could help me with this please.

(x+5)^2 = 0

I need help with this math problem. I know the answer is -8 and -2 I just don't know the steps to get there. If you could help me with this please.

(x+5)^2 = 0

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1. √((x+5)^{2}) = √0

2. (x+5) = 0

3. x + 5 - 5 = 0 - 5

4. x = -5

How did you come up with -8 and -2?

(x + 5)^{2} = 0 ----> (x + 5)(x + 5) = 0 ---> x + 5 = 0 ---> **x = -5**

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