# How do you simplify sqrt(2x+3)=6?

Jun 16, 2016

$x = 16.5$

#### Explanation:

Square both sides of the equation:

${\left(\sqrt{2 x + 3}\right)}^{2} = {6}^{2}$

$2 x + 3 = 36$

Solve by subtracting 3 from both sides of the equation:

$2 x = 33$

Divide both sides by 2:

$x = 16.5$