# How do you solve #sqrt(x + 4) = -3#?

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Feb 11, 2017

#### Answer:

There is no solution

#### Explanation:

We're dealing with a square root and equating it to a negative number - which is something we can't do.

For example, if

If, however, we change the value of

and so there's no way to get a negative value from a square root.