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Solve the equation (x + 5)^2 = 169.

 Dec 15, 2019

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Solve for x:
(x + 5)^2 = 169

Take the square root of both sides:
x + 5 = 13 or x + 5 = -13

Subtract 5 from both sides:
x = 8 or x + 5 = -13

Subtract 5 from both sides:

x = 8    or     x = -18

 Dec 15, 2019
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Solve for x:
(x + 5)^2 = 169

Take the square root of both sides:
x + 5 = 13 or x + 5 = -13

Subtract 5 from both sides:
x = 8 or x + 5 = -13

Subtract 5 from both sides:

x = 8    or     x = -18

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