# How do you solve #–4 sqrt(x+2) + 3 = -9#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 20, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First, isolate the term including

Next, change the coefficient of

Next, eliminate the square root by squaring each side.

Finally, isolate

And, as good practice, check your answer:

#=-4(3)+3#

#=-12+3#

#=-9#

as desired.