How do you solve #sqrt(5+x) + sqrt(x) = 5#?
x = 4.
I have deleted my inclusion of x=0 as a solution. Thanks to Veddesh, for duly pointing out the mistake..
This simplifies to
Square both sides to get rid of the radical sign
In the right hand side use the formula
Rewrite the equation in standard form
Divide both sides by
Square both sides