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# radical solution with two terms on one side?

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how do I solve a radical equation when there are two terms under the radical on one side

Guest Mar 30, 2017
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I think you need to try squaring both sides.

Like this:

$$\sqrt{1+2x}=5 \\~\\ (\sqrt{1+2x})^2=5^2 \\~\\ 1+2x = 25$$

hectictar  Mar 30, 2017