# How do you solve #(2y + 5)^2 = 25#?

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May 25, 2018

#### Explanation:

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May 25, 2018

#### Explanation:

Solve:

Take the square root of both sides.

This gives us two equations:

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Subtract

Divide both sides by

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Subtract

Divide both sides by

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