# SOLUTION: The problem is: 3x^2+5=11 I started by subtracting 11 from both sides to turn the equation into: 3x^2+5-11=0 I believe I then have to factor but im not sure how? What

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Square-cubic-other-roots Question 148970: The problem is: 3x^2+5=11 I started by subtracting 11 from both sides to turn the equation into: 3x^2+5-11=0 I believe I then have to factor but im not sure how? What would be the next step if the above is correct? Answer by mangopeeler07(462)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3x^2+5-11=0 Combine like terms 3x^2-6=0 Factor out a 3 3(x^2-2)=0 Set x^2-2 equal to zero x^2-2=0 So x^2=2 So x=