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**4littlepiggiesmom****Member**- Registered: 2006-01-09
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(Sqrt)of (3/2X-5) -10=(2/5)

I keep coming up with 6 but I don't think it's the right answer......Any help would be great ! Thanks to all.....

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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or

?

you usually solve equations of this kind:

,

by squaring the both sides and assuming that (we are talking for REAL solutions):

and

Now, consider the first equation:

, which is >0. So for x we get:

*Last edited by krassi_holmz (2006-05-14 19:52:31)*

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**4littlepiggiesmom****Member**- Registered: 2006-01-09
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Thanks for the help but I used the wrong number after the = sign it should read

(Sqrt)of (3/2X-5) -10=-8 so I get

(sqrt) of (3/2x-5)=2 so then I get

3/2x-5=4 then

3/2x=9 then

3x=18

x=6

Thanks a bunch for the help! K

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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That's right.

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**4littlepiggiesmom****Member**- Registered: 2006-01-09
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thanks again!

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