# How do you solve #ln sqrt(x-8)= 5#?

##### 1 Answer

We go step by step un-doing the things that are being done to the variable,

#### Explanation:

We go step by step un-doing the things that are being done to the variable,

then the right hand side is:

Which makes our equation:

Now we un-do the square-root by squaring both sides. Starting with the left hand side:

and the right hand side:

which makes our equation:

Now we can add