# SOLUTION: what is the square root of y plus one minus five equals 8

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 Question 188195This question is from textbook algebra 2 with trigonometry : what is the square root of y plus one minus five equals 8This question is from textbook algebra 2 with trigonometry Found 2 solutions by Mathtut, jim_thompson5910:Answer by Mathtut(3670)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!hopefully I have read this right : : y+1=169.....squared both sides : y=168 Answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation. Add 5 to both sides. Combine like terms. Square both sides Square 13 to get 169 Subtract 1 from both sides. Combine like terms. ===================================================== Answer: So the solution is