How do you solve #sqrt(5m-16)=m-2#?
Rewrite the equation as a quadratic and solve for
The first thing you need to do in order to solve this equation is get rid of the radical term by squaring both sides of the equation
Move all your terms to one side of the equation to get
Use the quadratic formula to determine the two solutions for this equation
Check both solutions to make sure that both are valid, i.e. you don't have an extraneous solution.