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# Algebra

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Find the smallest value of x such that x^2 + 10x + 25 = 18.

Jun 2, 2022

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Factor the left hand side to: $$(x+5)^2 = 18$$

Taking the square root of both sides gives us: $$x + 5 = \pm \sqrt {18}$$.

Can you take it from here?

Jun 2, 2022