# How do you solve #(p-4)^2=16#?

##### 2 Answers

Aug 31, 2016

#### Explanation:

Although this is a quadratic, it is a special case in that there is no term in

We can simply find the square root of each side,

Aug 31, 2016

P=0 or 8

#### Explanation:

Take square root of both sides

So p-4=-4 which gives p=0

Or

p-4=4 which gives p=8