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Solving Radical Equations

Solving Radical Equations 1.4 - Solution

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Ron-Jon's error is in the first step. To eliminate the radicand, he has correctly raised the left-hand side to the power of However, in order to not break the equality, he needs to perform the same operation on both sides of the equation. This was not done on the right-hand side. The solution, after Stella-Jon explained the error to Ron-Jon, would look like this.