# How do you solve #\sqrt { x - 4} + 8= 9#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Subtract

Square both sides to get rid of the radical.

#x-4 = 1#

Add

#x= 5#

To check, if you plug

#sqrt (5-4) +8 = 9#

#9 = 9 -># Yes!

Hope that helped!

Subtract

Square both sides to get rid of the radical.

#x-4 = 1#

Add

#x= 5#

To check, if you plug

#sqrt (5-4) +8 = 9#

#9 = 9 -># Yes!

Hope that helped!