# SOLUTION: \/x+4=3 This is what I did: (\/x+4)^2=3^2 x+8=9 x=1 Is this correct or did I miss a step? Thank you! ac

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Radicals -> SOLUTION: \/x+4=3 This is what I did: (\/x+4)^2=3^2 x+8=9 x=1 Is this correct or did I miss a step? Thank you! ac      Log On

 Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Algebra: Radicals -- complicated equations involving roots Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Radicals Question 57858: \/x+4=3 This is what I did: (\/x+4)^2=3^2 x+8=9 x=1 Is this correct or did I miss a step? Thank you! acAnswer by funmath(2925)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!I'm having trouble interpretting your problems because I know where your radicals begin, but I don't know where they end. If I misinterpret, let me know and I'll change it. Check your answers everytime that you do square root problems for extraneous soltuions: Our solution is fine, x=5 Happy Calculating!!!