# How do you solve sqrt(2x+6)-2=0?

May 1, 2018

$x = - 1$

#### Explanation:

$\sqrt{2 x + 6} - 2 = 0$

Add $2$ to both sides,

$\sqrt{2 x + 6} = 2$

Square both sides,

$2 x + 6 = 4$

Subtract $6$ from both sides,

$2 x = - 2$

Divide both sides by $2$,

$x = - 1$