EQUATIONS CONTAINING VARIABLES UNDER ONE OR MORE RADICALS

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Problem2.6a

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Answer: tex2html_wrap_inline43

Solution:


Raise both sides of the equation to the third power.

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Check your answer by substituting 75.666666 in the original equation. If the left side of the original equation equals the right side of the original equation after the substitution, the answer 75.666666 is correct.




You can also check the answer by graphing the equation:

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The graph represents the right side of the original equation minus the left side of the original equation. Note that the x-intercept on the graph is located at 75.666666, this confirms that 75.666666 is our solution.


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