# SOLUTION: How do you solve (x-1/2)²=1 i've tried to square root both sides i put them under the same denominator which is 2. Then i dropped them and i got 2x-1=(square root)1 +1. Then i adde

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 Question 398520: How do you solve (x-1/2)²=1 i've tried to square root both sides i put them under the same denominator which is 2. Then i dropped them and i got 2x-1=(square root)1 +1. Then i added +1 to each side and my final answer was x=1+(square root)1 (all divided by) 2 BUT it is not one of the answers on my homework sheet. Hope you can help, Thank You!Answer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(x-1/2)^2 = 1 ------ [(x-(1/2))^2-1 = 0 --- Factor: [(x-(1/2))-1][(x-(1/2))+1] = - ---- (x-(1/2) = 1 or (x-(1/2) = -1 ----- x = 3/2 or x = -1/2 ======================== Cheers, Stan H.