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4.07 Solving radical equations

Interactive practice questions

Solve the equation to find the value of $h$h.

$\sqrt{h}=5$h=5

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Solve the equation to find the value of $x$x.

$\sqrt{x}=\frac{3}{8}$x=38

Solve the equation to find the value of $p$p.

$\sqrt{p}+4=7$p+4=7

Solve the equation to find the value of $y$y.

$\sqrt{y}-6=1$y6=1

Outcomes

A.CED.A.1^

Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. ^Equations using all available types of expressions, including simple root functions

A.CED.A.3^

Represent constraints by equations or inequalities, and by systems of equations and/or inequalities, and interpret solutions as viable or nonviable options in a modeling context. ^Equations using all available types of expressions, including simple root functions

A.CED.A.4^

Rearrange formulas to highlight a quantity of interest, using the same reasoning as in solving equations. ^Equations using all available types of expressions, including simple root functions

A.REI.A.2

Solve simple rational and radical equations in one variable, and give examples showing how extraneous solutions may arise.

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