# How do you solve sqrt91 + 2x = 9?

Jul 22, 2015

$x = \frac{9 - \sqrt{91}}{2}$

#### Explanation:

(Sorry... if you were hoping for "pretty"... this isn't it).

$\sqrt{91} + 2 x = 9$

$\Rightarrow$$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$2 x = 9 - \sqrt{91}$

$\Rightarrow$$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$x = \frac{9 - \sqrt{91}}{2}$